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 (yä′kəb-sən), Roman 1896-1982.
Russian-born American linguist. A founder of modern structural linguistics and modern phonology, he was particularly influential in the fields of Slavic languages, phonology, and poetics.
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Jakobson

(ˈjɑːkəbsən)
n
(Biography) Roman (Osipovič). 1896–1982, US linguist, born in Russia. His publications include Children's Speech (1941) and Fundamentals of Language (1956)
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Noun1.Jakobson - United States linguist (born in Russia) noted for his description of the universals of phonology (1896-1982)
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