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  • adj.native, colloquial
  • nounnative language

synonyms for vernacular

  • indigenous
  • vulgar
  • common
  • local
  • natural
  • ordinary
  • dialectal
  • domesticated
  • idiomatic
  • informal
  • ingrained
  • inherent
  • plebian
  • popular
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antonyms for vernacular

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  • abnormal
  • different
  • extraordinary
  • refined
  • uncommon
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A millennial who came to South Korea 10 years ago, she has adapted her accent and vernacular to sound like a local, including using the ubiquitous English loanwords that are never used in North Korea.
THE NORTH KOREANS WHO ESCAPE BACK HOMEFIONA ZUBLINOCTOBER 14, 2020OZY
The concept in science is a bit different than the everyday vernacular.
HOW MACHINE LEARNING MADE HOPS-FREE HOPPY BEER (AND OTHER SYNBIO WONDERS) POSSIBLESHELLY FANOCTOBER 6, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Such wide-reaching adoption is possible because language models, the engines behind natural language processing, can be trained to learn a specific vernacular.
FROM SUPPORT FUNCTION TO GROWTH ENGINE: THE FUTURE OF AI AND CUSTOMER SERVICEJASON SPARAPANISEPTEMBER 17, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
These companies have been in a four-year race to gather data in local languages, develop chatbots and voice recognition tools, and help businesses communicate with customers in their own vernacular.
MILLIONS OF INDIANS ARE GETTING CONNECTED TO AN INTERNET THEY CAN’T USENICOLÁS RIVEROSEPTEMBER 10, 2020QUARTZ
Seeing the opportunity to cash in on TikTok’s audience, vernacular language social network platform ShareChat launched Moj, entertainment company Zee5 released HiPi, and music-streaming giant Gaana created HotShots.
INDIAN TIKTOK COPYCATS ARE HARDLY A MATCH FOR THE REAL DEALANANYA BHATTACHARYAAUGUST 20, 2020QUARTZ
Acquinoshinee, or United People, the vernacular name of the Iroquois for their confederacy.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
One of the maxims of Greek business life, translated into the American vernacular, is 'Put out the other fellow's eye.'
THE OLD WORLD IN THE NEWEDWARD ALSWORTH ROSS
Sometimes we trod on "duck boards" as the Americans call them, or "bath mats" in the Britisher's vernacular, laid end to end.
THE GLORY OF THE COMINGIRVIN S. COBB
There are two classes of these: those to whom it is vernacular, and those who learn it in addition to their own language.
INTRODUCTION TO THE SCIENCE OF SOCIOLOGYROBERT E. PARK
Do you agree with the prediction that within a century English will be the vernacular of a quarter of the people of the world?
INTRODUCTION TO THE SCIENCE OF SOCIOLOGYROBERT E. PARK
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WORDS RELATED TO VERNACULAR

  • cant
  • dialect
  • idiom
  • lingo
  • parlance
  • patois
  • slang
  • terminology
  • vernacular
  • vocabulary
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.