from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The study of the improvement of human functioning and well-being by improvement of living conditions.
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- n. The study of the effects of place on people.
- n. study of improvement of human function when environment improves
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- n. the study of methods of improving human well-being and efficient functioning by improving environmental conditions
From Greek euthenein, to flourish.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)