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Slavic

noun Slav·ic \ ˈslä-vik , ˈsla- \

Definition of Slavic

: a branch of the Indo-European language family containing Belarusian, Bulgarian, Czech, Polish, Serbian and Croatian, Slovene, Russian, and Ukrainian — see Indo-European Languages Table

First Known Use of slavic

1812


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Slavic

adjective

Definition of Slavic

: of, relating to, or characteristic of the Slavs or their languages

First Known Use of slavic

1778


SLAVIC Defined for English Language Learners

Slavic

noun

Definition of Slavic for English Language Learners

  • : a group of related languages that includes Russian, Bulgarian, Czech, Polish, etc.


Slavic

adjective

Definition of Slavic for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to the Slavs or their languages


SLAVIC Defined for Kids

Slavic

adjective Slav·ic \ ˈslä-vik , ˈsla- \

Definition of Slavic for Students

: of, relating to, or characteristic of the Slavs or their languages

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