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multilingual

Do you speak Spanish or French, in addition to English? Then you are multilingual, which is an impressive and practical thing to be.

Multilingual people can speak and/or write more than one language, whether that's English and Japanese, Spanish and sign language, or French and Klingon. Except for the silly example of Klingon, being multilingual is extremely useful — it can help you get jobs and succeed in life, because you're able to communicate with more people. Becoming multilingual is a great goal for anyone. It helps you learn about the world and do more than a monolingual person can.

Definitions of multilingual
  1. adjective
    using or knowing more than one language
    “a multilingual translator”
    “a multilingual nation”
    Synonyms:
    bilingual
    using or knowing two languages
    polyglot
    having a command of or composed in many languages
    trilingual
    using or knowing three languages
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    Antonyms:
    monolingual
    using or knowing only one language
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