mono·​glot | \ ˈmä-nə-ˌglät How to pronounce monoglot (audio) \

Definition of monoglot

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Other Words from monoglot

monoglot noun

Examples of monoglot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Growing numbers of English-language courses have helped to entice monoglot Britons abroad. The Economist, "Expanding horizonsWhy more British students are choosing foreign universities," 15 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of monoglot

1830, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for monoglot

mono- + -glot (as in polyglot)

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The first known use of monoglot was in 1830

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“Monoglot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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