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bidialectalism

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noun bi·di·a·lec·tal·ism \ˌbī-ˌdī-ə-ˈlek-təl-ˌi-zəm\

Definition of bidialectalism

  1. :  facility in using two dialects of the same language; also :  the teaching of Standard English to pupils who normally use a nonstandard dialect

bidialectal

adjective


1958

First Known Use of bidialectalism

1958


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