- the doctrine or study of types or prefigurative symbols, especially in scriptural literature.
- a systematic classification or study of types.
- Linguistics. the study and classification of languages according to structural features, especially patterns of phonology, morphology, and syntax, without reference to their histories.
Origin of typology
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Examples from the Web for typologist
Both as an exegete and as a typologist he appears as a disciple of the Pharisees.History of Dogma, Volume 1 (of 7)
- mainly Christian theol the doctrine or study of types or of the correspondence between them and the realities which they typify
Word Origin and History for typologist
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