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sociolinguistics  sociology of language  Language and social class  restricted code  social linguistics
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Sociolinguistics is the descriptive study of the effect of any or all aspects of society, including cultural norms, expectations, and context, on language and the ways it is used. Wikipedia
The scientific study of the way language is used regarding all aspects of society, including cultural norms, expectations, and context. It also studies sociolects, language variants separated by certain social variables, such as ethnicity, religion, status, gender and level of education. OmegaWiki
The study of social and cultural effects on language and vice-versa. Wiktionary
The study of social and cultural effects on language. Wiktionary (translation)