bn:00079366n
Noun Concept
Categories: Grammar, Applied linguistics, Language varieties and styles
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usage  language usage  language use  linguistic usage  linguistic practice
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The customary manner in which a language (or a form of a language) is spoken or written WordNet 3.0
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The customary manner in which a language (or a form of a language) is spoken or written WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
The usage of a language is the manner in which the written and spoken language is routinely employed by its speakers; that is, it refers to "the collective habits of a language's native speakers", as opposed to theoretical or idealized models of how a language works or in the abstract. Wikipedia
Manner in which a language is actually used, e.g., regionalisms, colloquialism, jargon, etc., and as opposed to formal models or prescriptive ideals Wikidata
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English usage WordNet 3.0
A usage borrowed from French WordNet 3.0
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