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psy·cho·lin·guis·tics

 (sī′kō-lĭng-gwĭs′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The study of the influence of psychological factors on the development, use, and interpretation of language.

psy′cho·lin′guist n.
psy′cho·lin·guis′tic adj.
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psycholinguistics

(ˌsaɪkəʊlɪŋˈɡwɪstɪks)
n
1. (Linguistics) (functioning as singular) the psychology of language, including language acquisition by children, the mental processes underlying adult comprehension and production of speech, language disorders, etc
2. (Psychology) (functioning as singular) the psychology of language, including language acquisition by children, the mental processes underlying adult comprehension and production of speech, language disorders, etc
ˌpsychoˈlinguist n
ˌpsycholinˈguistic adj
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psy•cho•lin•guis•tics

(ˌsaɪ koʊ lɪŋˈgwɪs tɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the study of the relationship between language and the cognitive or behavioral characteristics of those who use it.
[1935–40]
psy`cho•lin′guist, n.
psy`cho•lin•guis′tic, adj.
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psycholinguistics

the study of the relationships between language and the behavioral mechanisms of its users, especially in language learning by children. — psycholinguist, n. — psycholinguistic, adj.
See also: Linguistics
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Noun1.psycholinguistics - the branch of cognitive psychology that studies the psychological basis of linguistic competence and performance
cognitive psychology - an approach to psychology that emphasizes internal mental processes
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psycholinguistics

[ˌsaɪkəʊlɪŋˈgwɪstɪks] NSINGpsicolingüística f
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psycholinguistics

n singPsycholinguistik f
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