adjective Date: 1941 of or relating to a metalanguage or to metalinguistics

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  • metalinguistic — metalinguistically, adv. /met euh ling gwis tik/, adj. of or pertaining to metalinguistics or a metalanguage. [1940 45; META + LINGUISTIC] * * * …   Universalium

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