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motivation research

[ moh-tuh-vey-shuhn ri-surch, ree-surch ]
/ ˌmoʊ təˈveɪ ʃən rɪˈsɜrtʃ, ˈri sɜrtʃ /
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noun
the application of the knowledge and techniques of the social sciences, especially psychology and sociology, to understanding consumer attitudes and behavior: used as a guide in advertising and marketing. Abbreviation: MR
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Also mo·ti·va·tion·al re·search [moh-tuh-vey-shuh-nl ri-surch, ree-surch] /ˌmoʊ təˈveɪ ʃə nl rɪˈsɜrtʃ, ˈri sɜrtʃ/ .

Origin of motivation research

First recorded in 1950–55

Words nearby motivation research

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