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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Having the qualities of a version of a language that is used only in a certain place or among a certain group.

Usage examples (32)
  • His dialectal accent makes him difficult to understand.
  • dialectal variation
  • Maybe this form represented some kind of dialectal variant that I wasn't familiar with.
  • Ah, the trials and tribulations of dialectal differences. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The philosopher's "dialectal" (pertaining to a dialect) quirks did not interfere with her description of the "dialectical" (a philosophical term for a method of arriving at the truth) theory.
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