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METHODOLOGY Definition & Legal Meaning

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Broad principles or rules in this specific type of system. Used to guide a user to the specific methods or procedures needed to derive, interpret, or solve different problems within the scope of a particular discipline. A methodology is a set of practices. Contrast to an algorithm, a formula.


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