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- depending on a speaker's status. William Stewart, in 1965, proposed the terms acrolect, the highest or most prestigious variety on the continuum, and basilect...
- "acrolect". These terms describe varieties of a given language on a spectrum of similarity to the colonial version of that language: the "acrolect" being...
- forms serving as "basilect" and the more RP-like forms serving as the "acrolect", the most formal register. Most Caribbean varieties are based on British...
- cl****es of cities, or as used in literature and formal settings (the "acrolect"). The term patois comes from Old French patois 'local or regional dialect'...
- each other. Additional terms such as diatype, genre, text types, style, acrolect, mesolect, basilect, sociolect and ethnolect, among many others, may be...
- continuum): the variety of the language closest to the lexifier language (the acrolect) cannot be distinguished systematically from intermediate varieties (collectively...
- "Brokun"). It can be spoken as a pidgin, a creole, slang or a decreolised acrolect by different speakers, who may switch between these forms depending on...
- to Australian English and British English) Black South African English Acrolect Mesolect Cape Flats English Indian South African English White South African...
- (Singlish). The language consists of three sociolects; Acrolect, Mesolect, and Basilect. Both Acrolect and Mesolect are regarded as Standard Singapore English...
- called the basilect; Standard English (or high prestige) variety, the acrolect; and in-between versions are known as mesolects. Consider, for example...
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