[ UK /lˈæŋɡwɪd‍ʒ/ ]
[ US /ˈɫæŋɡwədʒ, ˈɫæŋɡwɪdʒ/ ]
  1. the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number
    his compositions always started with the lyrics
    the song uses colloquial language
    he wrote both words and music
  2. the mental faculty or power of vocal communication
    language sets homo sapiens apart from all other animals
  3. (language) communication by word of mouth
    he recorded the spoken language of the streets
    he uttered harsh language
    his speech was garbled
  4. a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline
    legal terminology
    the language of sociology
    biological nomenclature
  5. the cognitive processes involved in producing and understanding linguistic communication
    he didn't have the language to express his feelings
  6. a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
    the language introduced is standard throughout the text
    he taught foreign languages
    the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written
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How To Use language In A Sentence

  • You can't expect to learn a foreign language in a few months.
  • Other worries were language barriers and lower standards of quality in some countries. Times, Sunday Times
  • Individuals should not be allowed to run amok insulting and using abusive language against one another.
  • I said a few colorful words in our language, making him laugh.
  • Arguing that FDR provoked the attack was Gore Vidal, novelist, provocateur, T. V. icon, and one of the greatest English-language essayists alive.
  • And in a way I want to make my language as mimetic as possible, as sensual as possible, so that you can feel the treetops, taste the lamb chump chops, and hear the wind and the sound of the surf beating on the beach.
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  • This is a movie with a distinct and startling cinematic language, but with uncomfortably coercive mannerisms.
  • She is "not a medium", we are told, but rather "a supersensory explorer who has been trained in the cosmic language of symbols for more than 20 years. British Blogs
  • The only people she would be able to talk to in English would be Ovidiu, and marginally to Rica with the broken language he was still trying to learn.
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