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facet
used in Freakonomics

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Definition
a distinct feature or element in a problem

or more rarely:  a smooth surface (as of a bone or cut gemstone)
  • By the 1980s, virtually every facet of life was improving for black Americans, and the progress showed no sign of stopping.
    p. 111.9
  • Certain facets of a child's outcome—personality, for instance, or creativity—are not easily measured by data.
    p. 158.1

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