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sublanguage

[suhb-lang-gwij] /ˈsʌbˌlæŋ gwɪdʒ/
noun
1.
a subvariety of language used in a particular field or by a particular social group and characterized especially by distinctive vocabulary.
Origin of sublanguage
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35; sub- + language
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