Definitions for operationalismˌɒp əˈreɪ ʃə nlˌɪz əm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

op•er•a•tion•al•ismˌɒp əˈreɪ ʃə nlˌɪz əm(n.)

also op`er•a′tion•ism

  1. the view that experimental operations must define scientific terms and concepts.

    Category: Philosphy

Origin of operationalism:


op`er•a′tion•al•ist(n.; adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. operationalism(noun)

    (philosophy) the doctrine that the meaning of a proposition consists of the operations involved in proving or applying it


  1. operationalism(Noun)

    A philosophy that attempts to define all scientific concepts in terms of specified operations or procedures of observation and measurement


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