Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to features or items analyzed without considering their role as a structural unit in a system, as in behavioral science or linguistics.

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  • adjective social sciences Of or pertaining to analysis of a culture from a perspective situated outside all cultures.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From (phon)etic.]

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From phonetic.

Examples

  • Some important terms were introduced - e.g. 'emic' and 'etic' - but not taken to enough depth in examples to drive home the deeper implications.

    PLIGG_Visual_Name - PLIGG_Visual_RSS_All

  • Some important terms were introduced - e.g. 'emic' and 'etic' - but not taken to enough depth in examples to drive home the deeper implications.

    PLIGG_Visual_Name - PLIGG_Visual_RSS_All

  • Some important terms were introduced - e.g. 'emic' and 'etic' - but not taken to enough depth in examples to drive home the deeper implications.

    PLIGG_Visual_Name - PLIGG_Visual_RSS_All

  • Some important terms were introduced - e.g. 'emic' and 'etic' - but not taken to enough depth in examples to drive home the deeper implications.

    PLIGG_Visual_Name - PLIGG_Visual_RSS_All

  • Some important terms were introduced - e.g. 'emic' and 'etic' - but not taken to enough depth in examples to drive home the deeper implications.

    CounterPunch

  • John McCreery: Rick, If "etic" means nothing more than a third-party label, then the PRIZM labels might be called ...

    Savage Minds

  • Obviously this ain't real news to us and is something that I already know is innate and automatic when working with Black client's, but it's been a good resource to recommend to collegues that either have NO clue how to communicate and facilitate dialogue with African American individuals and their families or they have an "etic" point of view (they can apply the same counseling approaches to everybody regardless of their culture … smh).

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  • What happens when that emic view comes into conflict with the etic view is a complex issue.

    University pays damages to Indian tribe for alleged misuse of DNA - The Panda's Thumb

  • This man, little known in Australia, introduced the modernist aesth­etic challenge into art education here.

    Bauhaus in Australia: Ludwig Hirschfeld-Mack

  • This man, little known in Australia, introduced the modernist aesth­etic challenge into art education here.

    Archive 2009-01-01

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