pragmatics

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pragmatics

  1. (plural only; not used in singular form), (linguistics) Pragmatics is the study of how language is used in real life. It is about practical language use.
    Examples of English pragmatics included saying, "Could I have a cookie?" or "Those cookies look good," to mean "Give me a cookie."

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