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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

any theory that embodies structural principles; school of anthropology founded by Claude Lévi-Strauss and based loosely on the principles of structural linguistics; structural linguistics

Usage examples (39)
  • Taken together, these models constituted what I dubbed the structuralist theory of unemployment.
  • He became the more jaundiced during the so-called structuralist controversy within the faculty and resigned in 1982.
  • Claude Lévi-Strauss, the French anthropologist who died this week aged 100, did not like to be called a structuralist, but he constantly used the word
  • What might be called a structuralist explosion was touched off in France by the anthropological works of Lévi-Strauss (see below) and has since been the most visible... for more
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