[ swicht-on, -awn ]
/ ˈswɪtʃtˈɒn, -ˈɔn /
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?
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British Dictionary definitions for switched on
informal well-informed or aware of what is up to date
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