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multilingual

(mŭl″tē-ling′gwăl, tī-) [ multi- + lingual]
1. Capable of speaking, reading, and/or understanding more than one language.
2. Communicated in more than one language.
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These findings are in line with the literature on language and socialization (Ochs and Schieffelin 1994) and work on multilingualism and identity from both psycholinguistic and anthropological perspectives (Pavlenko 2006).
While highlighting aspects of medieval Britain's multilingualism underrepresented in scholarship, the volume also extends existing work on English, French, and Latin.
support and strengthen multilingualism in the European Union;
The special issue on L3 phonology published in the International Journal of Multilingualism (2010) speaks about a new interest in this area.
Orban served as the Commissioner for Multilingualism in the European Commission from 2007 until 2010.
Research in the Sociology of Language since the 1960s has demonstrated that if there is a phenomenon which is common to nearly all the countries in the world, that is multilingualism.
All of us involved in languages education mourn the passing of Michael Clyne, who as scholar and activist, worked with commitment on the project of multilingualism in Australia and beyond.
Diamond began wondering about the effects on the brain of multilingualism while camping with New Guinea Highlanders, all of whom could speak between five and 15 languages.
UN launched a new initiative seeks to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity as well as to promote equal use of all six of its official working languages throughout the organization.
30 pm which will be addressed by European Union Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth Androulla Vassiliou.

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