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1. A language or vocabulary used to describe or analyze language.
2. Computers A language used to define another language.
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met•a•lan•guage(ˈmɛt əˌlæŋ gwɪdʒ)
a language or symbolic system used to discuss, describe, or analyze another language or symbolic system.
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|Noun||1.||metalanguage - a language that can be used to describe languages|
language, linguistic communication - a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols; "he taught foreign languages"; "the language introduced is standard throughout the text"; "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written"
syntax language - a language used to describe the syntax of another language
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metalanguage[ˈmetəˌlæŋgwɪdʒ] N → metalenguaje m
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n → Metasprache f
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