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nonverbal in Linguistics topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnonverbalnon‧ver‧bal /ˌnɒnˈvɜːbəl◂ $ ˌnɑːnˈvɜːr-/ adjective  SLTCnot using words nonverbal forms of communicationnonverbally adverb
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nonverbalSome simulations, such as flight, are largely nonverbal, but some have a high verbal content.By twelve to eighteen months, chil-dren are entering the second stage of nonverbal communication, in which they abstract patterns.She was an expert in nonverbal communication.Observing behaviour Observing behaviour is easy because behaviour, verbal and nonverbal, is always overt and therefore eminently observable.Remember, children with a tendency to-ward aggression often misinterpret nonverbal messages.The second stage involves understanding and communicating with nonverbal patterns.Oh no, was her nonverbal reply; this is how it should be done.At least she had gotten a logical, if nonverbal, response to her question.Nonverbal signals form an important part of communication.