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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmultilingualmul‧ti‧lin‧gual /ˌmʌltɪˈlɪŋɡwəl◂/ adjective 🔊 🔊 SLLSPEAK A LANGUAGEusing, speaking, or written in several different languagesbilingual, monolingual 🔊 the problems of a multilingual classroom 🔊 a multilingual phrasebookmultilingualism noun [uncountable]
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multilingualMany people who work at the European Parliament are multilingual.Recent surveys including that carried out by the Linguistic Minorities Project 1985 have revealed the extent to which Britain is multilingual.It offers multilingual and interdisciplinary curriculum at University degree level.Such a policy would be of especial benefit to bilingual or multilingual children.A particular priority is research on classroom interaction in multiethnic and multilingual classrooms. 10.a multilingual phrasebookThe hotel has a multilingual staff.There is growing interest in multilingual thesauri for application in international information retrieval networks.In fact, well-educated, multilingual women from many different countries worked as international stewardesses.