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- (computing, linguistics) A branch of linguistics that studies large samples (corpora) of real-world text, usually with the aid of computer software.
- 2018, Clarence Green, James Lambert, “Position vectors, homologous chromosomes and gamma rays: Promoting disciplinary literacy through Secondary Phrase Lists”, in English for Specific Purposes, →DOI, page 2:
- ESP, using the tools of corpus linguistics, has advanced the methodologies for investigating discipline-specific language, yet there has been little cross-fertilization so far with disciplinary literacy in secondary education.
a branch of linguistics that studies large samples