metanalysis

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Etymology[edit]

meta- +‎ analysis, coined by Otto Jesperson.

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Noun[edit]

metanalysis (plural metanalyses)

  1. Analysis of analyses.
    a metanalysis of 35 existing studies
  2. (linguistics) The act of breaking down a word or phrase into segments or meanings not original to it; breaking down the boundaries between words or other units.

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