diachronically

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

diachronic +‎ -ally

Adverb[edit]

diachronically (not comparable)

  1. In a diachronic fashion, or in diachronic terms
    • 2007 September 29, Maria Lasonen-Aarnio, “Single premise deduction and risk”, in Philosophical Studies, volume 141, number 2, DOI:10.1007/s11098-007-9157-1:
      In particular, risks can pile up not only synchronically, as in multi premise deductions, but also diachronically, when a subject extends her knowledge by competent deduction from just one premise.
    • 2014, James Lambert, “Diachronic stability in Indian English lexis”, in World Englishes, page 115:
      Further, by presenting lexical information diachronically, it displays the stability of the particular words, spellings, usages, idioms, etc., and thus cumulatively the overall stability of the language or variety in general.

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