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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
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First Known Use of PRAGMATICS

1937

Rhymes with PRAGMATICS

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pragmatics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction prag·mat·ics \prag-ˈmat-iks\

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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