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languages

noun
plural of language

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1 the stock of words, pronunciation, and grammar used by a people as their basic means of communication
  • Great Britain, the United States, Australia, and other countries where English is the dominant language

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2 the special terms or expressions of a particular group or field
  • "love" means "nothing" in the language of tennis

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3 the way in which something is put into words
  • we're finding the language of the legal documents to be tough going

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“Languages.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/languages. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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