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African American Vernacular English

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Noun

1. aave, african american english, african american vernacular english, black english, black english vernacular, black vernacular, black vernacular english, ebonics

a nonstandard form of American English characteristically spoken by African Americans in the United States

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African American Vernacular English

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noun
a dialect of English typically spoken by working-class African-Americans
. Abbreviation: AAVE. Also called: ebonics

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African American Vernacular English

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n. Abbr. AAVE
The set of vernacular or nonstandard varieties of English spoken by working-class African Americans and often by other African Americans in informal contexts. See Note at Black English.

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