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The set of nonphonemic properties of speech, such as speaking tempo, vocal pitch, and intonational contours, that can be used to communicate attitudes or other shades of meaning.
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(Linguistics) linguistics nonverbal elements in speech, such as intonation, that may affect the meaning of an utterance
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par•a•lan•guage(ˈpær əˌlæŋ gwɪdʒ)
features that accompany speech and contribute to communication but are not considered part of the language system, esp. vocal features, as voice quality.
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|Noun||1.||paralanguage - the use of manner of speaking to communicate particular meanings|
communication - something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups
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paralanguage[ˈpærəˌlæŋgwɪdʒ] N → paralenguaje m
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