cliometrics

[ klee-oh-me-triks, klahy-oh- ]
/ ˌkli oʊˈmɛ trɪks, ˌklaɪ oʊ- /

noun (used with a singular verb)

the study of historical data by the use of statistical, often computerized, techniques.

Nearby words

  1. clinton, sir henry,
  2. clinton, william jefferson,
  3. clintonia,
  4. clintonomics,
  5. clio,
  6. clip,
  7. clip art,
  8. clip bond,
  9. clip forceps,
  10. clip joint

Origin of cliometrics

First recorded in 1965–70; Clio + -metrics

Related formscli·o·met·ric, adjectivecli·o·met·ri·cal·ly, adverbcli·o·me·tri·cian [klee-oh-mi-trish-uh n, klahy-oh-] /ˌkli oʊ mɪˈtrɪʃ ən, ˌklaɪ oʊ-/, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for cliometrics

cliometrics

/ (ˌklaɪəʊˈmɛtrɪks) /

noun

(functioning as singular) the study of economic history using statistics and computer analysis
Derived Formscliometric or cliometrical, adjectivecliometrician (ˌklaɪəʊməˈtrɪʃən), noun

Word Origin for cliometrics

C20: Clio + (econo) metrics

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