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monolingual

monolingual

adjective mono·lin·gual \ˌmä-nə-ˈliŋ-gwəl, ˌmō-, -ˈliŋ-gyə-wəl\

: able to speak and understand only one language

: using or expressed in only one language

Full Definition of MONOLINGUAL

:  having or using only one language
monolingual noun

Examples of MONOLINGUAL

  1. He regrets being monolingual and wishes he were bilingual.

First Known Use of MONOLINGUAL

1926

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