[ met-uh-ling-gwis-tiks ]
/ ˌmɛt ə lɪŋˈgwɪs tɪks /
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noun (used with a singular verb)
the study of the relation between languages and the other cultural systems they refer to.
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“Evoke” and “invoke” both derive from the same Latin root “vocāre.”
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