Ekistics



[ih-kis-tiks] /ɪˈkɪs tɪks/

noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
the scientific study of human settlements, drawing on diverse disciplines, including architecture, city planning, and behavioral science.
/ɪˈkɪstɪks/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) the science or study of human settlements

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