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dialect
noun
1 a form of a language spoken in a particular region or by a certain social group.
2 comput a variant form of a computer language.
[16c: from Greek dialektos manner of speech]
dialectal adjective .
dialectally adverb .


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dialectic
noun , philos
1 (also dialectics) the art or practice of establishing truth by discussion.
2 (also dialectics) a debate which aims to resolve the conflict between two opposing theories rather than to disprove either of them.
3 the art of reasoning and arguing logically.
[17c: from Greek dialektike (techne ) (the art) of debating]
dialectical adjective .


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dialectology
noun the study of dialect.
[19c]
dialectologist noun .


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