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



BrE BrE//sɪŋˈkrɒnɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//sɪŋˈkrɑːnɪk//
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relating to a language as it is at a particular point in time compare diachronic Word Origin 1920s: from late Latin synchronus (from Greek sunkhronos, from sun- ‘together’ + khronos ‘time’) + -ic.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: synchronic