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adjective tri·lin·gual \-ˈliŋ-gwəl also -ˈliŋ-gyə-wəl\

Definition of trilingual

  1. :  consisting of, having, or expressed in three languages <trilingual countries> <a trilingual joke>; also :  familiar with or able to use three languages <a trilingual teacher>

trilingually adverb


1834

First Known Use of trilingual

1834


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