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unilingual

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adjective uni·lin·gual \ˌyü-ni-ˈliŋ-gwəl, -gyə-wəl\

Definition of unilingual

  1. :  composed in or using one language only



Origin of unilingual

uni- + Latin lingua tongue, language — more at tongue


First Known Use: 1866


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