interdisciplinary
adjective Date: 1926 involving two or more academic, scientific, or artistic disciplines • interdisciplinarity noun

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  • interdisciplinary — UK US (also inter disciplinary) /ˌɪntəˈdɪsɪplɪnəri/ US  /ˌɪntərˈdɪsəplɪneri/ adjective ► involving two or more different subjects or areas of knowledge: »The university is doing interdisciplinary research into the impact of cellphones on the… …   Financial and business terms

  • interdisciplinary — [in΄tərdis′ə pli ner΄ē] adj. involving, or joining, two or more disciplines, or branches of learning [the interdisciplinary approach of the psychohistorian] …   English World dictionary

  • interdisciplinary — 1937, from INTER (Cf. inter ) + DISCIPLINARY (Cf. disciplinary) …   Etymology dictionary

  • interdisciplinary — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to more than one branch of knowledge …   English terms dictionary

  • interdisciplinary —    Involving two or more artistic, scientific, or other academic disciplines. While exploring a concept, issue, or theme, interdisciplinary studies adopt methods and theories from different fields of study, often within an academic context.… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • interdisciplinary — adjective a) Of or pertaining to multiple distinct academic disciplines or fields of study. This journal is interdisciplinary: it has articles on everything from biology to electrical engineering. b) Of something linking multiple distinct… …   Wiktionary

  • interdisciplinary — [[t]ɪ̱ntə(r)dɪ̱sɪplɪ̱nəri, AM plɪneri[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Interdisciplinary means involving more than one academic subject. ...interdisciplinary courses combining psychology, philosophy and linguistics …   English dictionary

  • interdisciplinary — adjective an interdisciplinary course of study includes two or more subjects: an interdisciplinary course …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • interdisciplinary — /in teuhr dis euh pleuh ner ee/, adj. 1. combining or involving two or more academic disciplines or fields of study: The economics and history departments are offering an interdisciplinary seminar on Asia. 2. combining or involving two or more… …   Universalium

  • interdisciplinary — adj. Interdisciplinary is used with these nouns: ↑approach, ↑collaboration …   Collocations dictionary

  • interdisciplinary — in|ter|dis|ci|plin|ary [ˌıntəˌdısıˈplınəri US ˌıntərˈdısəpləneri] adj involving ideas, information, or people from different subjects or areas of study ▪ an interdisciplinary research centre …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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