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di•ach•ro•ny



Pronunciation: (dī-ak'ru-nē), [key]
n.,
pl. -nies.

1. Ling.
a. a diachronic approach to language study.
b. change or development in a linguistic system over a period of time.
2. historical change.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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