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monolingual

(mŏn″ō-lĭng′gwĭl)
Being able to speak only one language in a semantically correct and fluent manner.
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We contend that unexamined English monolingualism is ensnarled within the larger atrocity of unacknowledged privilege.
Begona's words concurred with Celestino's thoughts; monolingualism was the imperative trend in the region.
P]eople who romanticize monolingualism of the type attacked by Bill Cosby (the type founded on ignorance and the active disdaining of books) need to have a monolingual social class in order to satisfy their romanticism.
It reminds me of Alfred Korzybski's structural differential, Burke's comic correctives, Antonio Gramsci's sense of hegemony, Jacques Derrida's monolingualism of the Other, the ancient Greek sophists and the gist of their symbolic praxis, and much more.
Eilenberg's reading preempts Jacques Derrida's Monolingualism of the Other in showing that the "I" is born into a language that is always already present, "demonstrating the difficulty of saying 'I am' in one's own voice.
The silver lining in the clouds lies of course in the fact that Catalan culture has made headway against a conservative institution that mimicked the nationalist and imperialist concept of Hispanicity and its monolingualism, even when deprecating the political fallout of such principles in Spain.
Evans says because large languages dominate the world economically, the speakers of those languages can afford to be monolingual, but he says monolingualism is a "historical aberration".
However, the current linguistic movement of the labor market presents a possible dilemma from a continued push towards English monolingualism in the employed market.
Her works, published first in French and then translated into many languages, have not been widely read in Algeria because of her government's policy of Arabization, which has promoted Arabic monolingualism at the expense of French literacy.
Nor could one expect that a generation that expressed little if any remorse that its children were abandoning their genuine marne loshn for the monolingualism of Anglo-America would embrace the conviction that modern Hebrew should become a central component of American Jewish ethnicity.
If such an approach for Spengeman was the only way to determine the "true literary importance" of American writings in English, he simultaneously demanded to break out of the narrow-minded monolingualism of American Studies, which equated these writings with the totality of U.
She mentions the language problem in Welsh courts, but not in Irish or Scottish ones where (Gaelic) monolingualism was arguably as much of a problem.