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A phenomenon characterized by a subject involuntarily/subconsciously adopting a foreign accent by mere exposure to a speaker. Symptoms persist during exposure but quickly fade after exposure is terminated. Conscious over-ride is possible, but can also cause the accent to become hyperaccessible in the subject, leading to a mixture of the subject's native accent and the foreign one. Further research needs to be conducted in order to isolate a causal factor for the phenomenon.
Oh yeah, that's called accent osmosis.
by CoffeyHaus134 September 27, 2010

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