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pidg·in

 (pĭj′ən)
n.
A simplified form of speech that is usually a mixture of two or more languages, has a rudimentary grammar and vocabulary, is used for communication between groups speaking different languages, and is not spoken as a first or native language. Also called contact language.


pidg′in·i·za′tion n.
pidg′in·ize′ v.

pidginize

(ˈpɪdʒɪˌnaɪz) or

pidginise

vb (tr)
1. (Linguistics) to create a pidgin version of (a language)
2. (Linguistics) to create a pidgin version of (a language)