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meth‧o‧dol‧o‧gy plural methodologies [uncountable and countable]
the set of methods and principles that you use when studying a particular subject or doing a particular kind of work
methodology for (doing) something
We've been developing a new methodology for assessing new products.
There are some differences in methodology between the two studies.
methodological adjective:
There are a few methodological issues we need to discuss.
methodologically adverb:
The study was methodologically flawed.

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