from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The study of language as it is used in a social context, including its effect on the interlocutors.
- n. The branch of semiotics that deals with the relationship between signs, especially words and other elements of language, and their users.
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- n. The study of the use of language in a social context.
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- n. the study of language use
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