linguistic Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “linguistic” in the English Dictionary

"linguistic" in British English

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uk   us   /lɪŋˈɡwɪs.tɪk/
C1 connected with ​language or the ​study of ​language: I'm ​particularlyinterested in the linguistic ​development of ​youngchildren.
adverb uk   us   /-tɪ.kəl.i/
(Definition of linguistic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"linguistic" in American English

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linguisticadjective [not gradable]

 us   /lɪŋˈɡwɪs·tɪk/
connected with ​language or the ​study of ​language: linguistic ​analysis
(Definition of linguistic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “linguistic”
in Arabic لُغَوي…
in Korean 언어학의…
in Portuguese linguístico…
in Catalan lingüístic…
in Japanese 言語の, 言語学の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 语言的, 语言学的…
in Turkish dille/dilbilimle ilgili…
in Russian лингвистический…
in Chinese (Traditional) 語言的, 語言學的…
in Italian linguistico…
in Polish językoznawczy, lingwistyczny…
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