macrolinguistics

macrolinguistics

(ˌmækrəʊlɪŋˈɡwɪstɪks)
n
(Linguistics) linguistics concerning language in its broadest sense, or concerning all fields of linguistics
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1992 "Culture and language change: From the perspective of two groups of words", Journal of Macrolinguistics 2: 105-109.
Part II again consists of two major parts, "Macrolinguistics of Europe" and "Demostatistics of Europe".
And that implies he has no theoretical distinction between the sort of decontextualised, narrowly linguistic objects linguistics is conceived of as dealing with, and the more or less heavily contextualised objects, or texts, which psycholinguistics, pragmatics, macrolinguistics, or literary criticism, take as their domains today.