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English definition of “dialect”

dialect

noun [C or U]     /ˈdaɪ.ə.lekt/
C2 a form of a language that people speak in a particular part of a country , containing some different words and grammar , etc.: a regional dialect The poem is written in northern dialect.Ways of speaking Grammar:DialectA dialect is a form of the language that is spoken in a particular part of the country or by a particular group of people. There are many different dialects of English and they have different words and grammar. Most learners of English learn the standard dialects of the language.
(Definition of dialect noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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