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Definition of diglossia noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

diglossia

 noun
noun
NAmE//daɪˈɡlɔsiə//
 
, NAmE//daɪˈɡlɑsiə//
 
[uncountable] (linguistics)
 
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a situation in which two languages or two forms of a language are used under different conditions in a community
NAmE//daɪˈɡlɔsɪk//
 
, NAmE//daɪˈɡlɑsɪk//
 
adjective
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: diglossia