natural language

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natural + language

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natural language (plural natural languages)

  1. (retronym, countable) a human language which has evolved naturally in a community, usually in contrast to computer programming languages or to artificially constructed languages such as Esperanto.
  2. (uncountable) natural languages (sense 1) considered collectively
    • It'll be a long time before computers understand natural language.

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Last modified on 8 October 2013, at 16:48