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unilingual

[yoo-nuh-ling-gwuh l or, Canadian, -ling-gyoo-uh l]
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adjective
  1. using only one language: a unilingual book.

Origin of unilingual

First recorded in 1865–70; uni- + lingual
Related formsu·ni·lin·gual·ism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unilingual

unilingual

adjective
  1. of or relating to only one language
  2. mainly Canadian knowing only one language
noun
  1. mainly Canadian a person who knows only one language
Derived Formsunilingualism, noun
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