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  • language — [laŋ′gwij] n. [ME < OFr langage < langue, tongue < L lingua, tongue, language, altered (by assoc. with lingere, to lick) < OL dingua < IE * dṇg̑hwa > OE tunge, TONGUE] 1. a) human speech b) Archaic the ability to communicate by… …   English World dictionary

  • language — /lang gwij/, n. 1. a body of words and the systems for their use common to a people who are of the same community or nation, the same geographical area, or the same cultural tradition: the two languages of Belgium; a Bantu language; the French… …   Universalium

  • language — 1 Language, dialect, tongue, speech, idiom are comparable when they denote a body or system of words and phrases used by a large community (as of a region) or by a people, a nation, or a group of nations. Language may be used as a general term… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • language — lan•guage [[t]ˈlæŋ gwɪdʒ[/t]] n. 1) ling. a body of words and the systems for their use common to a people of the same community or nation, the same geographical area, or the same cultural tradition: the French language[/ex] 2) ling. a)… …   From formal English to slang

  • Language of mathematics — The language of mathematics is the system used by mathematicians to communicate mathematical ideas among themselves. This language consists of a substrate of some natural language (for example English) using technical terms and grammatical… …   Wikipedia

  • language — /ˈlæŋgwɪdʒ / (say langgwij), /ˈlæŋwɪdʒ / (say langwij) noun 1. communication by voice in the distinctively human manner, using arbitrary auditory symbols in conventional ways with conventional meanings. 2. any set or system of such symbols as… …   Australian English dictionary

  • legal profession — Introduction       vocation that is based on expertise in the law and in its applications. Although there are other ways of defining the profession, this simple definition may be best, despite the fact that in some countries there are several… …   Universalium

  • Speech-Language Pathology in School Settings — Speech language pathology is a fast growing profession that, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, offers about 96,000 jobs in the United States alone. It relates to many educational disciplines such as communication sciences, linguistics …   Wikipedia

  • English as a Foreign or Second Language — ESL (English as a second language), ESOL (English for speakers of other languages), and EFL (English as a foreign language) all refer to the use or study of English by speakers with a different native language. The precise usage, including the… …   Wikipedia

  • English as a foreign or second language — ESL redirects here. For other uses, see ESL (disambiguation). An immigrant makes an American breakfast, aided by instructional materials from the YMCA, 1918. English as a second language (ESL), English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) and… …   Wikipedia

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