diachrony

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noun di·ach·ro·ny \dī-ˈa-krə-nē\

Definition of diachrony

  1. 1 :  diachronic analysis

  2. 2 :  change extending through time

Origin and Etymology of diachrony

International Scientific Vocabulary dia- + -chrony (as in synchrony)


First Known Use: circa 1939


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