bidialectalist

noun
bi·​di·​a·​lec·​tal·​ist | \ ¦bī-ˌdī-ə-¦lek-tə-ləst \

Definition of bidialectalist

: a person who favors the promotion and development of bidialectalism by schools especially for speakers whose primary dialects are not standard

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First Known Use of bidialectalist

1969, in the meaning defined above

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“Bidialectalist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bidialectalist. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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