the branch of sociology that uses statistical data to describe social phenomena.
1. sociological. 2. sociology. abbreviation 1. sociology Sociol 1. sociologist 2. sociology
noun 1. a variety of a language used by a particular social group; a social dialect.
[soh-see-oh-ling-gwis-tiks, soh-shee-] /ˌsoʊ si oʊ lɪŋˈgwɪs tɪks, ˌsoʊ ʃi-/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. the study of language as it functions in society; the study of the interaction between linguistic and social variables. sociolinguistics /ˌsəʊsɪəʊlɪŋˈɡwɪstɪks/ noun 1. (functioning as sing) the study of language in relation to its social context
or sociologic [soh-see-uh-loj-i-kuh l, soh-shee-] /ˌsoʊ si əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl, ˌsoʊ ʃi-/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of sociology and its methodology. 2. dealing with social questions or problems, especially focusing on cultural and environmental factors rather than on psychological or personal characteristics: a sociological approach to art. 3. organized into a society; […]