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language

lan·guage

language

 
 
pronunciation:
laeng gwihj
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the system of spoken or written words with which people communicate thoughts, ideas, or feelings.
Language is a way of sharing our ideas with one another.
similar words:
communication, vocabulary
definition 2: a particular system used by people of the same nation, region, or group to communicate with one another.
The English language is hard for some people to learn.
synonyms:
tongue
similar words:
dialect, idiom, speech
definition 3: a way to communicate without using words.
Her body language says she is tired.
synonyms:
communication
similar words:
code, gesture, speech
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Language comes from lingua, a Latin word that means "the tongue."
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