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object language

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object language

n
(Linguistics) a language described by or being investigated by another language. Compare metalanguage
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ob′ject lan`guage


n.
the language to which a metalanguage refers.
[1930–35]
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Noun1.object language - a computer language into which something written in another computer language is to be translated
programing language, programming language - (computer science) a language designed for programming computers
2.object language - the language into which a text written in another language is to be translated
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"
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Translations
Objektsprache
objektový jazyk
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