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ology

[ ol-uh-jee ]
/ ˈɒl ə dʒi /
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noun, plural ol·o·gies.Informal or Facetious.

any science or branch of knowledge.

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Origin of ology

1795–1805; extracted from words like biology, geology where the element -logy is preceded by -o-;see -o-
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British Dictionary definitions for ology

ology
/ (ˈɒlədʒɪ) /

noun plural -gies

informal a science or other branch of knowledge

Word Origin for ology

C19: abstracted from words with this ending, such as theology, biology, etc; see -logy
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