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  • Definition: The encoding of a unique meaning onto a form; for example, in AAE, the invariant form of "be" has become uniquely associated with habituality in sentences such as "You always be acting weird."

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

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