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One entry found for dialect.
Main Entry: di·a·lect
Pronunciation: primarystressdimacr-schwa-secondarystresslekt
Function: noun
1 : a regional variety of a language differing from the standard language
2 : a variety of a language used by the members of a particular group or class <peasant dialect>
- di·a·lec·tal /secondarystressdimacr-schwa-primarystresslek-tschwal/ adjective
- di·a·lec·tal·ly /-tschwal-emacron/ adverb

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