linguistic communication


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Noun1.linguistic communication - a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbolslinguistic communication - a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols; "he taught foreign languages"; "the language introduced is standard throughout the text"; "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written"
communication - something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups
usage - the customary manner in which a language (or a form of a language) is spoken or written; "English usage"; "a usage borrowed from French"
dead language - a language that is no longer learned as a native language
words - language that is spoken or written; "he has a gift for words"; "she put her thoughts into words"
source language - a language that is to be translated into another language
target language, object language - the language into which a text written in another language is to be translated
accent mark, accent - a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation
sign language, signing - language expressed by visible hand gestures
artificial language - a language that is deliberately created for a specific purpose
metalanguage - a language that can be used to describe languages
native language - the language that a person has spoken from earliest childhood
indigenous language - a language that originated in a specified place and was not brought to that place from elsewhere
superstrate, superstratum - the language of a later invading people that is imposed on an indigenous population and contributes features to their language
natural language, tongue - a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
interlanguage, lingua franca, koine - a common language used by speakers of different languages; "Koine is a dialect of ancient Greek that was the lingua franca of the empire of Alexander the Great and was widely spoken throughout the eastern Mediterranean area in Roman times"
linguistic string, string of words, word string - a linear sequence of words as spoken or written
expressive style, style - a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period; "all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"
barrage, bombardment, onslaught, outpouring - the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written); "a barrage of questions"; "a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake"
speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, voice communication, oral communication, speech, language - (language) communication by word of mouth; "his speech was garbled"; "he uttered harsh language"; "he recorded the spoken language of the streets"
slanguage - language characterized by excessive use of slang or cant
alphabetize - provide with an alphabet; "Cyril and Method alphabetized the Slavic languages"
synchronic - concerned with phenomena (especially language) at a particular period without considering historical antecedents; "synchronic linguistics"
diachronic, historical - used of the study of a phenomenon (especially language) as it changes through time; "diachronic linguistics"
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Newton added, "Without language skills or other means to bridge linguistic communication gaps, anyone in the workforce is at a disadvantage.
Although social workers have clearly made great strides in the area of cultural competence in recent decades, we may have only scratched the surface of developing our skills in the area of effective linguistic communication with the populations that we serve.
Here, audiences could call in to hear poems by John Ashbery, Philip Glass, Laurie Anderson, and others--summoning Frank O'Hara's assertion that every poem might as well be something just said to someone on the telephone, on the one hand, and suggesting the intrinsic mediation and remoteness of any linguistic communication, on the other.
A documentary was shown, in addition to some graduation projects like Section, a cultural magazine released today and signed its first copy by the Information Minister and another project called Japan has a legend which deals the Japanese civilization and explores the possibilities of opening new channels of cultural and linguistic communication between the Sultanate and Japan.
If this essay is right in arguing that an utterance's reflexive truth conditions are the best tool to classify the semantic features of one's mental state (or sentence in Mentalese), we can further explain mental causation and linguistic communication without appealing to free enrichment.
The power of memory as linguistic communication and transmission is ultimately substantiated by a connection between Benjamin's interpretation of remembrance as a theatrical and rhapsodic art and the recurring images of mnemonic staging of the ruins of human past experiences in Ungaretti's poetry.
Linguistic communication is the very foundation of a civilized society (vacam eva prasadena loka-yatra pravarttate).
But this grammar is built up by speakers communicating with one another, so creating langue anew presupposes creating linguistic communication anew.
of Queensland, Australia) are put forward in defense of a proposed culturally pluralist view discourse and in opposition to any "universal," "general," or "integrated" theory of linguistic communication.
Students can also connect with literature on an emotional level, and it gives them an opportunity to relate their personal experiences to the content topics, thus encouraging authentic linguistic communication.
Accordingly hundreds of foreign vets had to be deployed, which led to confusion and uncertainty among farmers, partly on account of linguistic communication problems.
169), the related senses of sacramental and linguistic communication are clearly both at issue.

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