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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmethodologymeth‧o‧dol‧o‧gy /ˌmeθəˈdɒlədʒi $ -ˈdɑː-/ ●○○ AWL noun (plural methodologies) [countable, uncountable]  WAY/METHODthe set of methods and principles that you use when studying a particular subject or doing a particular kind of workmethodology 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 /ˌmeθədəˈlɒdʒɪkəl◂ $ -ˈlɑː-/ adjective There are a few methodological issues we need to discuss.methodologically /-kli/ adverb The study was methodologically flawed.
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methodologyEmpirical analysis is thus given an alternative explanatory methodology.The danger is that the question of methodology can easily be turned to dogma according to any premises.Two kinds of move are ruled out by Lakatos's methodology.This is unforgivable in the realm of scientific methodology.scientific methodologyThis means that methodologies from one area are not necessarily transferable.Perhaps the main weakness in the text, which accounts for a number of others, is the methodology employed.But we are now drifting to the next stages of the methodology.methodology for (doing) somethingThe authors introduce a methodology for describing a whole tax system that is useful here as a summary device.The different agenda and methodology for each process meant that there was little in common between them.The work will involve developing appropriate econometric methodology for estimating, testing and simulating these models.We propose to overcome these limitations through the use of a new methodology for the assessment of connectionist networks.Figure 9. 18 illustrates our methodology for developing a neural network.My main aims are to demonstrate a possible methodology for such analysis, and to present a coherent theory of deixis.He uses scientific methodology for both processes - forming hypotheses, testing them, and going back to the drawing board.Such analysis provides is with a relatively precise, and theoretically sound methodology for dealing with perceivable changes in character.
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