- combining or involving two or more academic disciplines or fields of study: The economics and history departments are offering an interdisciplinary seminar on Asia.
- combining or involving two or more professions, technologies, departments, or the like, as in business or industry.
Origin of interdisciplinary
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Related Words for interdisciplinarymultidisciplinary, integrative, multifaceted, versatile, associative, synthesizing, many-sided, ambidextrous, protean, collaborative
Examples from the Web for interdisciplinary
Contemporary Examples of interdisciplinary
So it was with Ariel Anbar, a student at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya studying politics.Young Israeli Rightists Choose Between Ultra-Nationalists
January 2, 2013
Historical Examples of interdisciplinary
The frontier ethnographer then, because of his interdisciplinary approach, can capture the spirit of pioneer life.
- involving two or more academic disciplines
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Word Origin and History for interdisciplinary
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