Definition of sublanguage
- Sublanguage is a variety of language used in a particular field or by a particular professional group and characterized especially by distinctive vocabulary.
- —Marina I. Solnyshkina
- Examples of sublanguage include computer jargon and medical terminology …
- —Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science
- Jargon starts out as a simple technical sublanguage: users devise abbreviations and acronyms that help speed up processes. It also helps reinforce group solidarity …
- —Baden Eunson