Definition of linguistic profiling in English:

linguistic profiling

Syllabification: lin·guis·tic pro·fil·ing

Entry from US English dictionary


  • The analysis of a person’s speech or writing, especially to assist in identifying or characterizing an individual or particular subgroup: linguistic profiling revealed that the bomber was probably an uneducated Southerner

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