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Definition of "multilingual" [multilingual]

  • Of, including, or expressed in several languages: a multilingual dictionary. (adjective)
  • Using or having the ability to use several languages: a multilingual translator. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "multilingual" in a sentence
  • "The World Digital Library makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world."
  • "The feature, he adds, has a certain multilingual appeal as well."
  • "Firstly that initial training courses for native speaker teachers have traditionally taken place (and still do) in multilingual settings in the UK and secondly that itinerant native speaker teachers feel uncomfortable with translation in class if they don’t speak the learners L1."
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