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Meaning of PARLANCE

Pronunciation:  'pârluns

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language

PARLANCE is a 8 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: idiom
 See Also: expression, formulation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Par"lance\, n. [OF., fr. F. parler to speak. See
Conversation; discourse; talk; diction; phrase; as, in legal
parlance; in common parlance.

      A hate of gossip parlance and of sway.   --Tennyson.

Computing Dictionary

A concurrent language.

["Parallel Processing Structures: Languages, Schedules, and Performance Results", P.F. Reynolds, PhD Thesis, UT Austin 1979].

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 Related Terms: choice of words, composition, dialect, diction, expression, formulation, grammar, idiom, jargon, language, langue, lingo, lingua, locution, parole, personal usage, phrase, phraseology, phrasing, rhetoric, speech, talk, tongue, usage, use of words, usus loquendi, verbiage, wordage, wording