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pragmatics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction prag·mat·ics \prag-ˈma-tiks\

linguistics : the study of what words mean in particular situations

Full Definition of PRAGMATICS

1
:  a branch of semiotics that deals with the relation between signs or linguistic expressions and their users
2
:  a branch of linguistics that is concerned with the relationship of sentences to the environment in which they occur

First Known Use of PRAGMATICS

1937

Rhymes with PRAGMATICS

pragmatics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction prag·mat·ics \prag-ˈmat-iks\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PRAGMATICS

:  a branch of semiotic that deals with the relation between signs or linguistic expressions and their users

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