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The speech of an individual, considered as a linguistic pattern unique among speakers of his or her language or dialect.
id′i·o·lec′tal, id′i·o·lec′tic adj.
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(Linguistics) the variety or form of a language used by an individual
ˌidioˈlectal, ˌidioˈlectic adj
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id•i•o•lect(ˈɪd i əˌlɛkt)
a person's individual speech pattern.
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a person’s individual speech habits.See also: Linguistics
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The variety of a language that is used by an individual.
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|Noun||1.||idiolect - the language or speech of one individual at a particular period in life|
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idiolect[ˈɪdɪəʊlekt] N → idiolecto m
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n → Idiolekt m
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