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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An indigenous language that contributes features to the language of an invading people who impose their language on the indigenous population; Any stratum or layer lying underneath another; A surface on which an organism grows or is attached.

Usage examples (33)
  • Is it not sufficiently expressed in the term substratum, or substance?
  • The word substratum is used only to express in general the same thing with substance.
  • If so, the word substratum should import that it is spread under the sensible qualities or accidents?
  • If we take away the useful labour expended upon them, a material substratum is always left, which is furnished by Nature without the help of man. for more
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