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

 

synchronic

 adjective
adjective
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.
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