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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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To analyse multilingualism and multiculturalism in the EU the following EU documents have been used (see Key Competences For Lifelong Learning: A European Reference Framework 2006; A List of Competences set by Directorate General for Translation (DGT): Competences for Professional Translators, Experts in Multilingual and Multimedia Communication 2009).
In the political sphere the main aim of the Commission's multilingualism policy is defined: "to give citizens access to European Union legislation, procedures and information in their own languages" (A New Framework Strategy 2005:3).
While multilingualism is pivotal to the success of the European community and is expected by the member states in manufacturers' information, it is balanced by the legislative preference to provide the information supplied by the manufacturer in the form of symbols.
In the meantime, Peter's research has increased our understanding of multilingualism, language education, and language in society.
Questions for this interview are based partly on Mohanty's presentations at CSULB, which were titled "Hierarchical Multilingualism and Marginalization of Minority Mother Tongues" and "Minority Mother Tongues and Multilingual Education: Problems and Prospects.
Jewish multilingualism is both ancient and complex.
Multilingualism in Later Medieval Britain is a book for polyglots; those readers without French will find themselves unable to read Andres Kristol's essay, and I suspect that others will be reaching for a dictionary in order to acquaint themselves with a couple of unglossed Middle Welsh terms in Llinos Beverley Smith's essay.
This isn't incompatible with multiculturalism or multilingualism.
is open with respect to the multilingualism, the plurality of meanings and to the multimodality, i.
The insistence on full multilingualism in the European Parliament is both expensive and indefensible, a Conservative MEP claimed yesterday.
The French government has said it will promote multilingualism in flight communications even though pilots from other countries say they cannot understand conversations between the control tower and other aircraft if they are not in English.
And if you have to use remote intervention in business management, I think that multilingualism is important; so are good manners and a clear speaking voice.

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