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child-directed speech

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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various speech patterns used by parents or caregivers when communicating with young children, particularly infants, usually involving simplified vocabulary, melodic pitch, repetitive questioning, and a slow or deliberate tempo.

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