language

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈlæŋgwɪdʒ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈlæŋgwɪdʒ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(langgwij)


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language

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [Arabic] is my [second, native, first] language
  2. [study, practice] a [second, foreign] language
  3. [can, knows how to] speak a second language
  4. [is fluent, can get by] in [four] languages
  5. if you (don't) [speak, know] the language
  6. the [French] language
  7. is the [French] national language
  8. is the national language (of)
  9. has [three] national languages
  10. the language of [France]
  11. translated into [12, other, foreign] languages
  12. the [most popular, oldest] book in the [English] language
  13. is the language of [love, criminals, finance]
  14. learn to [read, recognize] body language
  15. is a [computer, dying, universal] language
  16. communicated in sign language
  17. [interpret, study] body language
  18. [choose, select, change] your language
  19. use [proper, formal, negative, positive, crass] language
  20. that is inappropriate language (for)
  21. that language is inappropriate (for)
  22. now you're [talking, speaking] my language!
  23. you're talking another language
  24. don't [like, want to hear] that kind of language!
  25. [mind, watch] your language!
  26. language and [art, culture, literature]
n as adj
  1. [good, poor] language skills
  2. is a language [major, professor, teacher, student, learner]
  3. take language [courses, classes]
  4. a language [agency, school, academy]
  5. language [translation, interpretation]
  6. language [settings, options]
  7. an [English] -language [dictionary, novel]
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