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Patois

Aug 4, 2016 12:44 IST

    Meaning: A characteristic language of a particular group

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    Their patios made it tough for the reporters to obtain the required information.

    Pronunciation: pah-twah

    Usage/Example: 1. In local patois, bangla refers to country liquor, a fact that has caused much mirth on social media. (Source: The Quint)

    2. Patois is often described as an English-based creole dialect that is heavily influenced by West African languages (Source: Highsnobiety)

    3. Further, he does not have the expressive and receptive skills of a native English or Patois speaker. (Source: Jamaica Gleaner)

    Synonyms and Antonyms: Patois

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