Definition of sociolinguistic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sociolinguistic

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌsəʊsiəʊlɪŋˈɡwɪstɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsoʊsioʊlɪŋˈɡwɪstɪk//
 
 
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connected with the study of the way language is affected by differences in social class, region, sex, etc. (= sociolinguistics)