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"vernacular" in American English

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vernacularnoun [C/U]

us   /vərˈnæk·jə·lər, vəˈnæk-/
the form of a language commonly spoken by the people of a particular region or by a particular group, esp. when it is different from the standard language: [U] Much of his poetry derives from the American pop vernacular.
vernacular
adjective us   /vərˈnæk·jə·lər, vəˈnæk-/
a vernacular expression
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vernacularnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /vəˈnæk.jə.lər/ us   /vɚˈnæk.jə.lɚ/
the form of a language that a particular group of speakers use naturally, especially in informal situations: The Spanish I learned at school is very different from the local vernacular of this Mexican village. Many Roman Catholics regret the replacing of the Latin mass by the vernacular.
specialized architecture in architecture, a local style in which ordinary houses are built
specialized art, music dance, music, art, etc. that is in a style liked or performed by ordinary people
vernacular
adjective uk   us  
His lively vernacular style goes down well with younger viewers. old stone vernacular buildings
(Definition of vernacular from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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