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A constructed language introduced in 1930 by British linguist Charles Kay Ogden (1889-1957), using a simplified form of the basic grammar and core vocabulary of English.
(Languages) a simplified form of English, proposed by C. K. Ogden and I. A. Richards, containing a vocabulary of approximately 850 of the commonest English words, intended as an international language
a simplified form of English devised by Charles Kay Ogden using an 850-word vocabulary and restricted rules of grammar, intended as an international auxiliary language.