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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...
- 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'...
- "acrolect". These terms describe varieties of a given language on a spectrum of similarity to the colonial version of that language: the "acrolect" being...
- continuum): the variety of the language closest to the lexifier language (the acrolect) cannot be distinguished systematically from intermediate varieties (collectively...
- Malaysian English may be categorized into three levels: the acrolect, mesolect and basilect. The acrolect is used by those with near-native level of proficiency...
- 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...
- "Brokin"). 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...
- (Singlish). The language consists of three sociolects; Acrolect, Mesolect, and Basilect. Both Acrolect and Mesolect are regarded as Standard Singapore English...
- to Australian English and British English) Black South African English Acrolect Mesolect Cape Flats English Indian South African English White South African...
- linguistic usages over others, often favouring a particular dialect or "acrolect". This may have the aim of establishing a linguistic standard, which can...
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