Definition of linguistically in US English:

linguistically

adverb

  • In a way that relates to language or linguistics.

    ‘the country is very diverse culturally and linguistically’
    • ‘This is his most linguistically innovative book to date.’
    • ‘The word 'hermit' is linguistically related to 'eremite', a religious recluse.’
    • ‘England was by now Saxon - ethnically and linguistically homogeneous - but the Scots were only one of four ethnic groups in the north.’
    • ‘This is an ethnically and linguistically diverse region.’
    • ‘Linguistically speaking, it is very interesting that alcoholic drinks are called "spirits."’
    • ‘Despite the image of New Zealanders as linguistically challenged, some of us supply overnight translation services for European businesses.’
    • ‘Educating a culturally and linguistically diverse student population poses new challenges to America's school systems.’
    • ‘Mestizos are culturally, linguistically, and often racially mixed people.’
    • ‘If residents are linguistically isolated, then they're not getting involved, they're not telling us how to make things better for them.’
    • ‘Linguistically, the Aborigines are related to the Austronesian language family, which points to a southern origin in Southeast Asia.’
    • ‘Although similar to other Slavic languages, especially Czech, Slovak is linguistically distinct with its own grammar and vocabulary.’
    • ‘A dense, linguistically playful writer, his books are often criticised for being unfocused.’
    • ‘Brahui is linguistically related to the languages of southern India.’
    • ‘Spam I can forgive - but linguistically incorrect spam, never.’
    • ‘Many facilities do not provide linguistically appropriate care, but rather rely on anyone on staff to act as interpreters.’
    • ‘Australia's aboriginal heritage is linguistically very rich.’
    • ‘These criteria are necessary for the learners to be linguistically competent and creative.’
    • ‘This makes Aboriginal Australia one of the most diverse areas of the world linguistically.’
    • ‘A linguistically challenged British tourist, looking for a place to stay in the French town of Dannemarie, saw a sign reading "Hotel de ville".’
    • ‘The three groups differed both culturally and linguistically.’
    • ‘He is a very interesting author linguistically, as his character and place names reflect his wide experience in different languages.’
    • ‘Many are opposed to bilingual education, a position grounded in their awareness of the need to assimilate linguistically in order to compete in an English-speaking society.’
    • ‘This has resulted in extraordinarily ironic and linguistically complex forms of popular music.’
    • ‘Linguistically gifted, she mastered French, Italian, and Latin as a girl, and taught herself Hebrew.’

Pronunciation

linguistically

/lɪŋˈɡwɪstək(ə)li//liNGˈɡwistək(ə)lē/