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monolingual

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

Simple Definition of monolingual

  • : able to speak and understand only one language

  • : using or expressed in only one language

Full Definition of monolingual

  1. :  having or using only one language

monolingual noun

Examples of monolingual

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



1926

First Known Use of monolingual

1926


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