Language Change Key Terms

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Making all variations of language conform to the standard language
Standardisation
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The name of a person after whom something is named
Eponym
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A word takes on a more negative meaning than it had previously
Pejoration
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The era of science and medicine
Eighteenth century
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The era of standardisation
Late Modern English
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Power used to maintain and enforce authority
Instrumental Power
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The cultural movement in European history from middle of the 14th to the 17th century
Renaissance
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Who created the dictionary in 1755
Dr Johnson
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The era of science and medicine

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