synchronically

synchronic

[sin-kron-ik, sing-]
adjective Linguistics.
having reference to the facts of a linguistic system as it exists at one point in time without reference to its history: synchronic analysis; synchronic dialectology.
Also, synchronical.
Compare diachronic.


Origin:
1825–35; < Late Latin synchron(us) synchronous + -ic

synchronically, adverb
nonsynchronic, adjective
nonsynchronical, adjective
nonsynchronically, adverb
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synchronic (sɪnˈkrɒnɪk)
 
adj
1.  Compare diachronic concerned with the events or phenomena at a particular period without considering historical antecedents: synchronic linguistics
2.  synchronous
 
syn'chronically
 
adv

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synchronic
1833 shortening of synchronical (1652), from L.L. synchronus "simultaneous" (see synchronous). Linguistic sense is first recorded 1922, probably a borrowing from Fr. synchronique (de Saussure, 1913).
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