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macrolinguistics

[mak-roh-ling-gwis-tiks] /ˌmæk roʊ lɪŋˈgwɪs tɪks/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
a field of study concerned with language in its broadest sense and including cultural and behavioral features associated with language.
Origin of macrolinguistics
Related forms
macrolinguistic, adjective
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