adjective \ˌdī-ə-ˈkrä-nik\

Definition of DIACHRONIC

:  of, relating to, or dealing with phenomena (as of language or culture) as they occur or change over a period of time
dia·chron·i·cal·ly \-ˈkrä-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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