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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An act or instance of dividing a subject into historical eras for purposes of analysis and study.

Usage examples (38)
  • As coincidence, it suggests to me that colonial periodization is still very much open to fruitful debate. back
  • It is called periodization in the muscle building world.
  • The so-called periodization of history in particular, which has been
  • In using this kind of periodization the historian must be especially alert to the warnings mentioned above. for more
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