from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The variety of speech that is closest to a standard prestige language, especially in an area in which a creole is spoken. For example, Standard Jamaican English is the acrolect where Jamaican Creole is spoken.
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- n. The variety of speech that is considered the standard form.
acro- + (dia)lect.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From acro- + lect. (Wiktionary)
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