the scientific study of human settlements, drawing on diverse disciplines, including architecture, city planning, and behavioral science.
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British Dictionary definitions for ekistics
(functioning as singular) the science or study of human settlements
- ekistic or ekistical, adjective
- ekistician, noun
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