linguistic

[ ling-gwis-tik ]
/ lɪŋˈgwɪs tɪk /

adjective

of or belonging to language: linguistic change.
of or relating to linguistics.

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Origin of linguistic

First recorded in 1830–40; linguist + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM linguistic

lin·guis·ti·cal·ly, adverbnon·lin·guis·tic, adjectivepseu·do·lin·guis·tic, adjectivepseu·do·lin·guis·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for nonlinguistic

linguistic
/ (lɪŋˈɡwɪstɪk) /

adjective

of or relating to language
of or relating to linguistics

Derived forms of linguistic

linguistically, adverb
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