Meaning of macrolinguistics

mac•ro•lin•guis•tics

Pronunciation: (mak"rō-ling-gwis'tiks), [key]
— n. (used with a sing. v.)
  1. a field of study concerned with language in its broadest sense and including cultural and behavioral features associated with language.
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