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bi·lin·gual

 (bī-lĭng′gwəl)
adj.
1.
a. Using or able to use two languages, especially with equal or nearly equal fluency.
b. Using two languages in some proportion in order to facilitate learning by students who have a native proficiency in one language and are acquiring proficiency in the other: bilingual training; bilingual education.
2. Of, relating to, or expressed in two languages: a bilingual dictionary.
n.
A person who uses or is able to use two languages, especially with equal fluency.

bi·lin′gual·ism n.
bi·lin′gual·ly adv.

bilingual

(baɪˈlɪŋɡwəl)
adj
1. (Linguistics) able to speak two languages, esp with fluency
2. (Linguistics) written or expressed in two languages
n
(Linguistics) a bilingual person
biˈlingualˌism n
biˈlingually adv

bi•lin•gual

(baɪˈlɪŋ gwəl)

adj.
1. able to speak two languages, esp. with the facility of a native speaker.
2. expressed in, involving, or using two languages: a bilingual dictionary; bilingual schools.
n.
3. a bilingual person.
[1835–45; < Latin bilingu(is)]
bi•lin′gual•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bilingual - a person who speaks two languages fluently
polyglot, linguist - a person who speaks more than one language
Adj.1.bilingual - using or knowing two languagesbilingual - using or knowing two languages; "bilingual education"
multilingual - using or knowing more than one language; "a multilingual translator"; "a multilingual nation"
Translations
بِلُغَتَيْـنثُنائي اللغَه
dvojjazyčnýbilingvní
tosproget
kaksikielinen
dvojezičan
bilingváliskétnyelvûkétnyelvű
tvítyngdurtvítyngdur, tveggja mála
バイリンガルの
이중 언어의
dvikalbis
divvalodīgs-divvalodu-
tweetaligtweetalige
bilingválnydvojjazyčný
tvåspråkig
สามารถเขียนหรือพูดได้สองภาษา
iki dildeiki dili anadili gibi konuşabileniki dilli
song ngữ

bilingual

[baɪˈlɪŋgwəl] ADJbilingüe

bilingual

[ˌbaɪˈlɪŋgwəl] adj [education, dictionary] → bilingue
to be bilingual [person] → être bilingue

bilingual

[baɪˈlɪŋgwəl] adjbilingue

bilingual

(baiˈliŋgwəl) adjective
1. written or spoken in two languages. a bilingual dictionary.
2. speaking two languages equally well. a bilingual waiter.

bilingual

بِلُغَتَيْـن dvojjazyčný tosproget zweisprachig δίγλωσσος bilingüe kaksikielinen bilingue dvojezičan bilingue バイリンガルの 이중 언어의 tweetalig tospråklig dwujęzyczny bilingue, bilíngue двуязычный tvåspråkig สามารถเขียนหรือพูดได้สองภาษา iki dilli song ngữ 双语的

bilingual

a. bilingüe.
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