[ bloom-feel-dee-uh n ]
/ blumˈfil di ən /
Linguistics. influenced by, resembling, or deriving from the linguistic theory and the methods of linguistic analysis advocated by Leonard Bloomfield, characterized especially by emphasis on the classification of overt formal features.
a Bloomfieldian linguist.
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