monolingualism

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mon·o·lin·gual

 (mŏn′ə-lĭng′gwəl)
adj.
Using or knowing only one language.

mon′o·lin′gual n.
mon′o·lin′gual·ism n.

monolingualism

(ˌmɒnəʊˈlɪŋɡwəlɪzəm)
n
(Languages) the state of understanding or having the knowledge to speak or write in only one language
Translations

monolingualism

[ˌmɒnəʊˈlɪŋgwəlɪzəm] Nmonolingüismo m
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The organization is also working on issuing a number of mono-lingual and bilingual Arabic dictionaries.
Scholars of the English language and of linguistics go beyond the usual mono-lingual context to consider mechanisms by which language norms and prescriptions generally emerge, especially in contexts of contact and cross-cultural awareness.
Furthermore, G4S's mono-lingual (but not necessarily English-speaking), multi-tasking security people will ensure that everyone is a winner and the event will go according to some kind of plan.
Research at Leeds University found minimal difference in reading times between bilingual and mono-lingual signage.
The mono-lingual stream based on the MOEEoe1/4aos Arabic syllabus includes Advanced English Language.
Examples of how the Latino community is targeted are plentiful, including an over-abundance of advertisements in mono-lingual Spanish papers that publish only in Latino communities; Planned Parenthood's choice of a Mexican-American as its chaplain; and an all-out web campaign that targets Latina women.
Many of them lived through and wrote about the consequences of the First World War, and the rise of the mono-lingual nation state in central Europe, which shattered old empires and paved the way for the rise of fascism and the Holocaust.
Information Retrieval in Cross-Lingual or Mono-Lingual settings
HOW DO THESE PEOPLE EXPECT A MONO-LINGUAL REPORTER LIKE ME TO DO MY GODDAMNED JOB
Though the footnotes have been translated to allow access to mono-lingual scholars, the rest of the text stands as Weber would have it stand in German.
A survey of businesses found managers in the region were much more likely to hire someone with good language skills (and pay them more than a mono-lingual candidate.