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localisation | localisation of function | localisation principle | localise | localised | localism | locality | localization | localization of function | localization principle | localize

localism

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Noun
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lo=cal=ism

CIDE DICTIONARY

localismn. 
  •  The state or quality of being local; affection for a particular place.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A method of speaking or acting peculiar to a certain district; a local idiom or phrase.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

localism, n.
1 preference for what is local.
2 a local idiom, custom, etc.
3 a attachment to a place. b a limitation of ideas etc. resulting from this.

THESAURUS

localism

Acadian, Anglo-Indian, Brooklynese, Cajun, Canadian French, Cockney, French Canadian, Gullah, Midland, Midland dialect, New England dialect, Pennsylvania Dutch, Yankee, Yorkshire, autarky, barbarism, bimetallism, bundle of isoglosses, class dialect, colloquialism, corruption, dialect, dialect atlas, dialect dictionary, economic self-sufficiency, free enterprise, free trade, governmentalism, idiom, impropriety, isogloss, laissez-faire, laissez-faireism, line, linguistic atlas, linguistic community, linguistic island, local dialect, managed currency, noninterference, nonintervention, nullification, party line, party principle, patois, planned economy, policy, polity, position, price supports, protection, protectionism, provincialism, public policy, pump-priming, regional accent, regionalism, sectionalism, slang, speech community, subdialect, taboo word, vulgarism

ROGET THESAURUS

localism

Neologism

N neology, neologism, newfangled expression, nonce expression, back-formation, caconym, barbarism, archaism, black letter, monkish Latin, corruption, missaying, malapropism, antiphrasis, pun, paranomasia, play upon words, word play, double- entendre, palindrome, paragram, anagram, clinch, abuse of language, abuse of terms, dialect, brogue, idiom, accent, patois, provincialism, regionalism, localism, broken English, lingua franca, Anglicism, Briticism, Gallicism, Scotticism, Hibernicism, Americanism, Gypsy lingo, Romany, pidgin, pidgin English, pigeon English, Volapuk, Chinook, Esperanto, Hindustani, kitchen Kaffir, dog Latin, macaronics, gibberish, confusion of tongues, Babel, babu English, chi-chi, figure of speech, byword, colloquialism, informal speech, informal language, substandard language, vernacular, vulgar language, obscene language, obscenity, vulgarity, jargon, technical terms, technicality, lingo, slang, cant, argot, St. Gile's Greek, thieves' Latin, peddler's French, flash tongue, Billingsgate, Wall Street slang, pseudology, pseudonym, Mr, So-and-so, wha d'ye call 'em, whatchacallim, what's his name, thingummy, thingumbob, je ne sais quoi, neologist, coiner of words, neologic, neological, archaic, obsolete, colloquial, Anglice.


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