Meaning of “dialect” in the English Dictionary

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dialectnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈdɑɪ·əˌlekt/

grammar a form of a language that is spoken in a particular part of a country or by a particular group of people and that contains some words, grammar, or pronunciations (= the ways in which words are said) that are different from the forms used in other parts or by other groups

(Definition of “dialect” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)