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An artificial language developed between 1924 and 1951, based mainly on the Romance languages and intended as a medium of international communication among scientists.

[inter- + Latin lingua, language; see lingua.]


1. (Languages) (usually capital) an artificial language based on words common to English and the Romance languages
2. (Languages) any artificial language used to represent the meaning of natural languages, as for purposes of machine translation
[C20: from Italian, from inter- + lingua language]


an artificial international language, based upon the Romance languages, designed for use by the scientific community.
See also: Language
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Noun1.Interlingua - an artificial language proposed for use as an auxiliary international language; based on words common to English and the Romance languages
artificial language - a language that is deliberately created for a specific purpose
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He then worked as a product analyst for Peugeot and was an in-house French, Portuguese and Spanish translator for media company Interlingua Ltd.
CONTACT: Jack Bernstein of InterLingua Advertising & Design, +1-310-792-3637, or fax, +1-310-792-3642, interlingua@aol.
and European companies protect their intellectual property rights while doing business with China, InterLingua Legal Publishing has translated into English the Special Report produced by Nikkei BP, Japan's leading business publisher, entitled, "INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY STRATEGIES IN ASIA: Protecting against Chinese, Taiwanese, and Korean Intellectual Property Piracy.
July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- InterLingua Publishing, a publisher of multi-cultural books and stationery, has introduced a new line of greeting cards, note cards, stationery, and calendars based on the designs of Origami artist Jenny Kao.
The GED exam is now being given in Spanish, so those students with poor English language skills can now earn their certificates and improve their lives," says Jennifer Gilbert, Education Publisher at InterLingua Publishing.
companies should now begin to create a presence on the Chinese language Internet," says Jack Bernstein, President of InterLingua.
The Translation Station (an InterLingua Company) is a Southern California-based language company specializing in the translation and retrieval of legal documents.
9 /PRNewswire/ -- InterLingua Publishing, a company known for the translation of foreign language technology reports for post-graduate level research, announced today that it is expanding its catalog to include K-12 mathematics subjects.
It is to help companies market to this growing population for which English is not the primary language that we have founded InterLingua Advertising," said Jack Bernstein, president of the new multicultural advertising agency.
InterLingua quickly became the foremost patent translator, licensing and publishing high level Japanese technology documents, published by Japan's MITI, Nikkei Publishing and Fuji Chimera Research.
As corporations reach out through the Internet to global customers and partners, they shouldn't forget the global community right here at home, says Jack Bernstein, President of InterLingua.
To assist those trying to provide proper healthcare to English and non- English-speaking patients, InterLingua, one of the nation's largest translation services specializing in healthcare, has constructed a website where hundreds of English language and translated health advisories can be downloaded and distributed by medical personnel to patients, or by patients for themselves.