Meaning of synchronic

syn•chron•ic

Pronunciation: (sin-kron'ik, sing-), [key]
— adj. Ling.
  1. having reference to the facts of a linguistic system as it exists at one point in time without reference to its history: synchronic analysis; synchronic dialectology.
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