Definition of Acrolect

1. Noun. (linguistics) The variety of speech that is considered the standard form. ¹



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Definition of Acrolect

1. a high form of a language [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acrolect

acrofacial dysostosis
acrofacial syndrome
acrogen
acrogenic
acrogenous
acrogens
acrognosis
acrogynous
acrohyperhidrosis
acrokeratoelastoidosis
acrokeratosis verruciformis
acrokinesia
acrokinesis
acrolect (current term)
acrolectal
acrolectally
acrolects
acroleic
acroleic acids
acrolein
acroleins
acroleukopathy
acrolith
acroliths
acrologic
acromegalia
acromegalic
acromegalic gigantism

Literary usage of Acrolect

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1. History: Chronology 1: Second Edition by Anatoly Fomenko (2007)
"Many of the classical "ancient" texts are written on parchment or papyrus — however, they're written in a perfect acrolect. On the other hand, ..."

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