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code-switching

[kohd-swich-ing] /ˈkoʊdˌswɪtʃ ɪŋ/
noun, Linguistics
1.
the alternate use of two or more languages or varieties of language, especially within the same discourse.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
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  • The fourth chapter looks at instances of departure from normal language choice within the family, including code-switching.

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