language barrier

Definition of language barrier

  1. :  a difficulty for people communicating because they speak different languages

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the words, their pronunciation, and the methods of combining them used and understood by a community

    :  audible, articulate, meaningful sound as produced by the action of the vocal organs

    :  a systematic means of communicating ideas or feelings by the use of conventionalized signs, sounds, gestures, or marks having understood meanings

  1. :  something material that blocks or is intended to block passage

    :  a natural formation or structure that prevents or hinders movement or action

    :  a medieval war game in which combatants fight on foot with a fence or railing between them

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a trip made at another's expense

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