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Have language regulators ever made concessions and changed the language to adopt naturally occurring changes?

It would seem that Esperanto is one such that not only has done so, but actually has an Academy to guide and legitimize the process. This article makes note of several, such as new ungendered pronouns ...
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Have language regulators ever made concessions and changed the language to adopt naturally occurring changes?

L'Académie has done this in the past, and is dealing with the blowback today. French, as people tend to know, uses gender in its grammar. Originally, there were feminine forms such as philosophesse in ...
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