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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A language specialist who studies certain factors that influence communication.

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  • "I consider that African languages today are among the least free in the world," says Zairean sociolinguist Mwatha Ngalasso.
  • A University of Toronto sociolinguist finds that fewer Canadians are using a certain monosyllabic Canadian codeword these days.
  • Thus the native speaker of the grammarian would be different from the native speaker of the sociolinguist or the educationalist.
  • The sociolinguist says a true apology has four parts: admitting fault, showing remorse, acknowledging damage and indicating how it will be repaired. for more
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