computational linguistics

noun plural but usually singular in construction

Definition of computational linguistics

: linguistic research carried out by means of a computer

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First Known Use of computational linguistics

1961, in the meaning defined above

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“Computational linguistics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/computational%20linguistics. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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