bidialectalism


bi·di·a·lec·tal·ism

noun \ˌbī-ˌdī-ə-ˈlek-təl-ˌi-zəm\

Definition of BIDIALECTALISM

:  facility in using two dialects of the same language; also :  the teaching of Standard English to pupils who normally use a nonstandard dialect
bi·di·a·lec·tal adjective

First Known Use of BIDIALECTALISM

1958

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