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Fine Stratification

  • Definition: The distribution of socially significant linguistic structures among members of different social groups along a continuous scale rather than on the basis of discrete breaks between adjacent social groups. Also referred to as gradient stratification.

    Source: American English, second edition by Walt Wolfram and Natalie Schilling-Estes

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