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English noun: non-standard speech

1. non-standard speech (communication) speech that differs from the usual accepted, easily recognizable speech of native adult members of a speech community

Broader (hypernym)language, oral communication, speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, voice communication

Narrower (hyponym)accent, argot, baby talk, baby talk, babytalk, babytalk, cant, dialect, idiom, jargon, lingo, localism, motherese, patois, regionalism, slang, slang, slang expression, slang term, telegraphese, vernacular, vernacular

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