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drift

P. H. Matthews

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

Third edition

Published in print January 2014 | ISBN: 9780199675128
Published online January 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191753060
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Pattern of change in which the structure of a language evolves in a determinate direction. Described as such by *

Reference Entry.  102 words. 

Subjects: Linguistics

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