synchronic

[ sin-kron-ik, sing- ]SEE DEFINITION OF synchronic
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WORD ORIGIN

1833 shortening of synchronical (1650s), from Late Latin synchronus "simultaneous" (see synchronous). Linguistic sense is first recorded 1922, probably a borrowing from French synchronique (de Saussure, 1913).

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