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1. dialect

noun. ['ˈdaɪəˌlɛkt'] the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people.

Synonyms

  • idiom
  • accent
  • patois
  • non-standard speech

Antonyms

  • classicism
  • play up
  • foreground

Etymology

  • διάλεκτος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • διαλέγομαι (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Dialect

  • aftereffect
  • albrecht
  • architect
  • aspect
  • circumspect
  • hambrecht
  • insect
  • intellect
  • intellect
  • intertect
  • introspect
  • prefect
  • retrospect
  • rupprecht
  • schildknecht
  • schiltknecht
  • suspect
  • transect
  • utecht

How do you pronounce dialect?

Pronounce dialect as ˈdaɪəˌlɛkt.

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Sentences with dialect


1. Noun, singular or mass
Note the dialect being used in a piece of writing.

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