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Definition of "natural language" [natural language]

  • A human written or spoken language as opposed to a computer language. (noun)

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 "natural language" in a sentence
  • "Note this burst of song after the sweet youth falls in love: it explains the cause of verse-quotation in The Nights, poetry being the natural language of love and battle."
  • "(Cantemir, p. 34) and the Tata of the Greeks (Ducas, c. 35) are derived from the natural language of children; and it may be observed, that all such primitive words which denote their parents, are the simple repetition of one syllable, composed of a labial or"
  • "Hence, when the eyes are turned to one side, while the face is not turned to the same side, we get the natural language of what is called slyness. ""
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