Definition of sublanguage in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsʌbˌlaŋɡwɪdʒ/


A specialized language or jargon associated with a specific group or context.
Example sentences
  • On the contrary, the urge to catalog and describe sublanguages accurately implies a certain amount of respect.
  • In some areas, there were sublanguages for use in the presence of certain relatives, for communicating with children, or for ceremonial occasions.
  • It's a sublanguage under ‘Sepik’ and is spoken on Papua New Guinea, apparently by a race of mathematical savants.

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