[ soh-see-oh-kuhl-cher-uh l, soh-shee- ]
/ ˌsoʊ si oʊˈkʌl tʃər əl, ˌsoʊ ʃi- /
of, relating to, or signifying the combination or interaction of social and cultural elements.
What Is Code-Switching?Code-switching means "the modifying of one's speech, behavior, appearance, etc., to adapt to different sociocultural norms." So, why do we do it?
Dictionary.com’s 2015 Word Of The Year: IdentityIn 2015, Dictionary.com saw a number of themes emerge in the words that gained enough traction to be added to the dictionary along with words that trended in user lookups. The most prominent theme across both of these areas was in the expanding and increasingly fluid nature of conversations about gender and sexuality. Additionally, the theme of racial identity led to some of the most …
Related formsso·ci·o·cul·tur·al·ly, adverb
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