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Definition of vernacular noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    vernacular

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//vərˈnækyələr//
     
     
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  1. 1the vernacular [singular] the language spoken in a particular area or by a particular group, especially one that is not the official or written language
  2. 2[uncountable] (technology) a style of architecture concerned with ordinary houses rather than large public buildings
vernacular adjective
 
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