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lan·guage zone

a large area of the cerebral cortex on the left side (in right-handed persons) considered by some to embrace all the centers of memories and associations connected with language.

lan·guage zone

(langgwăj zōn)
Large area of cerebral cortex on left side (in right-handed persons) considered by some to embrace all centers of memories and associations connected with language.
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He finds that while some border regions between the language zones tend to have many bilingual people who can speak the language of their neighbors, "the population of the rest of the country would tend to be monolingual.
To illustrate the dynamics and the adjustment patterns within and across related language zones and among interactants of varying language competence in group communication, we present and analyze an hour-long business meeting that we observed in Tokyo, the headquarters of a Japanese multinational firm.
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