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sty·lis·tics

 (stī-lĭs′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The study of the use of elements of language style, such as metaphor, in particular contexts.

stylistics

(staɪˈlɪstɪks)
n
(Linguistics) (functioning as singular or plural) a branch of linguistics concerned with the study of characteristic choices in use of language, esp literary language, as regards sound, form, or vocabulary, made by different individuals or social groups in different situations of use

sty•lis•tics

(staɪˈlɪs tɪks)

n.
(used with a sing. v.) the study, esp. in literary works, of characteristic choices of linguistic expression and the effects they create.
[1880–85]
sty`lis•ti′cian (-lɪˈstɪʃ ən) n.

stylistics

the study of particular styles, as in art, literature, etc.
See also: Art
the study of particular styles, as in literature, art, etc.
See also: Literary Style
Translations
stylistika

stylistics

[staɪˈlɪstɪks] NSINGestilística f

stylistics

n singStilistik f

stylistics

[staɪˈlɪstɪks] nsgstilistica
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