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Noun: pragmatics  prag'ma-tiks
  1. The study of language use
Noun: pragmatic  prag'ma-tik
  1. An imperial decree that becomes part of the fundamental law of the land
    - pragmatic sanction

Type of: imperial decree, linguistics

Encyclopedia: Pragmatics