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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: using or knowing two languages; "bilingual education" n
1: a person who speaks two languages fluently [syn: bilingual, bilingualist]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Latin bilinguis, from bi- + lingua tongue more at tongue Date: 1829 1. having or expressed in two languages <a bilingual document> <an officially bilingual nation> 2. using or able to use two languages especially with equal fluency <bilingual in English and Japanese> 3. of or relating to bilingual education bilingual noun bilingually adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. & n. --adj. 1 able to speak two languages, esp. fluently. 2 spoken or written in two languages. --n. a bilingual person. Derivatives: bilingualism n. Etymology: L bilinguis (as BI-, lingua tongue)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bilingual Bi*lin"gual, a. [L. bilinguis; bis twice + lingua tongue, language.] Containing, or consisting of, two languages; expressed in two languages; as, a bilingual inscription; a bilingual dictionary. -- Bi*lin"gual*ly, adv.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. Bilingual means involving or using two languages. ...bilingual education. ...the Collins bilingual dictionaries. ADJ: ADJ n 2. Someone who is bilingual can speak two languages equally well, usually because they learned both languages as a child. He is bilingual in an Asian language and English. ADJ: v-link ADJ



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