noun see euthenics

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • euthenist — See euthenics. * * * …   Universalium

  • euthenist — eu·then·ist …   English syllables

  • euthenist — yüˈthenə̇st, ˈyüthən noun ( s) Etymology: euthenics + ist : a student or advocate of euthenics * * * euthenˈist noun • • • Main Entry: ↑euthenics …   Useful english dictionary

  • euthenics — euthenist /yooh then ist, yooh theuh nist/, n. /yooh then iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) a science concerned with bettering the condition of human beings through the improvement of their environment. [1900 05; < Gk euthen(eîn) to be well off,… …   Universalium

  • euthenics — noun plural but singular or plural in construction Etymology: Greek euthenein to thrive Date: 1905 a science that deals with development of human well being by improvement of living conditions • euthenist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • euthenics —   n. study of improvement of human conditions of life, especially to increase efficiency.    ♦ euthenist n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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