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linguistic Line breaks: lin|guis¦tic
Pronunciation: /lɪŋˈɡwɪstɪk/

Definition of linguistic in English:


Relating to language or linguistics: a child’s linguistic ability
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  • Frame semantics is a linguistic theory which is currently gaining ground.
  • It is not difficult to see why the semantic pole of the linguistic sign cannot be an entity in the real world.
  • The women's choice of German can be seen as a linguistic expression of their rejection of peasant life.
language-producing, semantic, lingual, semasiological;
rhetorical, verbal, poetic, expressive

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