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cliometrics

[klee-oh-me-triks, klahy-oh-] /ˌkli oʊˈmɛ trɪks, ˌklaɪ oʊ-/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
the study of historical data by the use of statistical, often computerized, techniques.
Origin of cliometrics
1965-1970
First recorded in 1965-70; Clio + -metrics
Related forms
cliometric, adjective
cliometrically, adverb
cliometrician
[klee-oh-mi-trish-uh n, klahy-oh-] /ˌkli oʊ mɪˈtrɪʃ ən, ˌklaɪ oʊ-/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cliometrics

cliometrics

/ˌklaɪəʊˈmɛtrɪks/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) the study of economic history using statistics and computer analysis
Derived Forms
cliometric, cliometrical, adjective
cliometrician (ˌklaɪəʊməˈtrɪʃən) noun
Word Origin
C20: Clio + (econo)metrics
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