artificial language

noun

Definition of artificial language

: a language devised by an individual or a small group of individuals and proposed for an international language or for some more specific purpose (such as aptitude testing) but not functioning as the native speech of its users — compare natural language

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“Artificial language.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/artificial%20language. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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