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Journal: Society. Document. Communication (Vol.1, No. 2)

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Page : 61-78

Keywords : official style; language of periodicals; extra-linguistic factors; stylistic role.;

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The article studies the most used lexical items of the official style in modern Ukrainian periodicals, it is named extra-linguistic factors that caused the entry of these lexical items in the language of the print media, it is defined their stylistic role. For a comprehensive study of functional and style parameters of the vocabulary of Ukrainian periodicals at the beginning of the XXI century, observation and description are used as the main methods. At various stages of the research, the method of functional analysis was used to determine the stylistic load of lexical items. It is concluded that words and word combinations, characteristic for the official style, are actively used in the language of modern Ukrainian periodicals. In most cases, the elements of this style are presented by the verbs with a neutral meaning and word combinations of various types. In the language of the print media, the nouns usually name the types of documents and certain social and international processes. The words of the official style prevail in informative genres, in particular in the reports and official publications. They make journalism more bookish, laconiс and release texts from any emotional and expressional coloring. Sometimes lexical items of the official style make the language of periodicals more festive and elevated. The words and word combinations of the official style carry out an informative function in journalism.

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