REGISTER

Any perceptually definite area of vocal attributes, each with a distinguishing range of pitch, tone quality, and vocal cord vibration pattern. A form of language associated with use in a specific setting.

REGISTER: "Scientific inquiries have their own register, separate from those used in other arenas."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REGISTER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/register/ (accessed August 18, 2019).
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