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What are the slowest changing languages?

What are the slowest changing languages (as measured by, e.g., a "glottochronological constant" or other methods)?
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How is the rate of evolution of a language measured?

Have linguists measured the rate of evolution of a language by analyzing the rate of change of the language's words' usages over time? Is there a term for this sort of measurement? For example, ...
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