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Synonyms for language

a system of terms used by a people sharing a history and culture

specialized expressions indigenous to a particular field, subject, trade, or subculture

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the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number

the cognitive processes involved in producing and understanding linguistic communication

the mental faculty or power of vocal communication

a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline

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Chimps can display fear or pleasure, but they can't show complex language about things that aren't present--as in expressing the idea that there's a poacher two miles away.
She hopes the findings will encourage educators to extend expectations of students' complex language skills, such as reading, and to continue to see children as eligible for speech and language services throughout their school years.
The post-Easter reality of his new presence is set forth through the complex language of immanence.
Researchers do know that humans rank high on the "smart meter" because of our abilities to use complex language and express abstract ideas.
Too many writers today tend to give us simplex views of (for example) identity couched in sometimes complex language.
The writers of the book `call for a new foundation literacy which imparts the ability to understand increasingly complex language and literacy codes; the ability to use the multiple modes in which these codes are transmitted and put to use; and the capacity to understand and generate the richer and more elaborate meaning they convey' (p.
Materials and surfaces have a richly complex language of their own that evolves and changes over time.
campaign, questioned the poll's accuracy, noting the complex language of the initiative and the way pollsters phrased questions to omit details about the measure's accountability provisions and cost savings.
It will be of interest to all historians of early American culture, but the limits of its scope and the complex language of the theoretical chapter make it unsuitable for undergraduate course use.
Sun recently won a temporary injunction against Microsoft over similar claims, though Microsoft dismissed that win as a contractual issue "based on the complex language of our agreement" and not relevant to any antitrust issues.
Since most such initiatives include complex language or provisions whose meaning is not full explained during the campaign, any of them could be struck from the books if Reinhardt's standard stands.
Her purpose, as she states it, is not only to describe the great palace of the Ottoman sultans, but to uncover the complex language of sign and symbol, of architecture and ceremonial through which the Topkapi conveyed its message of power and authority.
The translators have worked hard with Khoi's complex language and have, by and large, succeeded in producing decent English renditions.
The need for these skills increases rapidly as learning becomes more dependent on the teacher's oral presentations and on understanding the more complex language of textbooks.
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