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synchronic
American English: /sɪŋˈkrɑnɪk/
British English: /sɪŋˈkrɒnɪk/

Translation of synchronic in Spanish:

adjective

  • Example sentences
    • Currently, linguists generally prefer the synchronic study of spoken language to the diachronic comparison of words in texts, and have tended to regard philology as pre-scientific.
    • From a diachronic viewpoint, languages seem to change from being more pragmatic to more syntactic; from a synchronic perspective, different languages may simply be at different stages of this evolutional circle.
    • One of the tenets of sociolinguistics is that synchronic variation of the type illustrated here and in the examples in Chapter 3 represents a stage in long-term change.
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