discourse analysis

noun

Definition of discourse analysis

: the study of linguistic relations and structures in discourse

First Known Use of discourse analysis

1952, in the meaning defined above

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“Discourse analysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/discourse%20analysis. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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