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ekistic (ɪˈkɪstɪk)  or ekistical

Definitions

adjective

  1. relating to the science of human settlements, including city or community planning and design

ekistics (ɪˈkɪstɪks Pronunciation for ekistics

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noun

  1. (functioning as singular) the science or study of human settlements

Derived Forms

eˈkistic, eˈkistical adjective
ˌekisˈtician noun

Word Origin

C20: from Greek oikistikos of or concerning settlements, from oikizein to settle (a colony), from oikos a house

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