Definition of 'vernacular'
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Latin itself did not give way easily to the vernacular languages. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)And a lot of vernacular architectural features of no particular period. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are many examples in legal history of a blunt use of the vernacular by judges and lawyers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They have always been used as references in terms of determining the vernacular architecture of Barbados. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is about checks and balances, as so much in the modern style vernacular is. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I asked him about vernacular architecture and involving the inhabitants in the design of their neighbourhoods. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)The judges concluded that'the local vernacular done well will always sell'. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In exile he also wrote a defense of the ideal Italian language: the vernacular. Christianity Today (2000)From the early 16th century onwards, translations into vernacular languages were increasingly based on the original biblical languages. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I hope this design will appeal to villages who are under pressure to build new houses that don't fit in with local vernacular. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The Provençal style has become so popular it is easy to forget that France has as many vernacular styles as we do. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'vernacular'
British English: vernacular NOUN
The vernacular is the language or dialect that is most widely spoken by ordinary people in a region or country.
...books or plays written in the vernacular.
Definition of vernacular from the Collins English Dictionary
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