living language

noun

Definition of living language

: a language that is still being used and spoken by people

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“Living language.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/living%20language. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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