monolingual

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adjective mono·lin·gual \ˌmä-nə-ˈliŋ-gwəl, ˌmō-, -ˈliŋ-gyə-wəl\

Definition of monolingual

  1. :  having or using only one language

monolingual

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Examples of monolingual in a sentence

  1. He regrets being monolingual and wishes he were bilingual.

1926

First Known Use of monolingual

1926


MONOLINGUAL Defined for English Language Learners

monolingual

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adjective mono·lin·gual \ˌmä-nə-ˈliŋ-gwəl, ˌmō-, -ˈliŋ-gyə-wəl\

Definition of monolingual for English Language Learners

  • : able to speak and understand only one language

  • : using or expressed in only one language


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