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bilingual

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bi- +‎ lingual

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  • IPA(key): /baɪˈlɪŋ.ɡwəl/, /baɪˈlɪŋ.ɡju.əl/

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bilingual (not comparable)

  1. Having the ability to speak two languages
    1998, Fife, Bruce, The Birthday Party Business, ISBN 0-941-59927-2, page 176:
    Since she is bilingual she has them written in both English and Spanish.
  2. Spoken or written in two different languages
    a bilingual dictionary
  3. Characterized by the use or presence of two languages
    bilingual education

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NounEdit

bilingual (plural bilinguals)

  1. A person who is able to use two languages.

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