systemic linguistics


a school of linguistics of British origin that emphasizes the social functions of language and describes grammar in terms of hierarchically organized structures and of systems of mutually exclusive choices available to the speaker under specified conditions.

Nearby words

  1. systemic,
  2. systemic anaphylaxis,
  3. systemic availability,
  4. systemic circulation,
  5. systemic grammar,
  6. systemic lupus erythematosus,
  7. systemic vascular resistance,
  8. systemize,
  9. systems analysis,
  10. systems analyst Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019