linguistic

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adjective lin·guis·tic \liŋ-ˈgwi-stik\
variants: or less commonly

linguistical

play \liŋ-ˈgwi-sti-kəl\

Definition of linguistic

  1. :  of or relating to language or linguistics linguistic scholars linguistic changes

linguistically

play \liŋ-ˈgwi-sti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of linguistic in a sentence

  1. the age at which children begin to acquire linguistic skills

1825

First Known Use of linguistic

1825

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LINGUISTIC Defined for English Language Learners

linguistic

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adjective lin·guis·tic \liŋ-ˈgwi-stik\

Definition of linguistic for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to language or linguistics



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