an invented language, as opposed to a hereditary one, intended for a special use, as in international communication, a secret society, or computer programming.
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Origin of artificial language
First recorded in 1860–65
Words nearby artificial language
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British Dictionary definitions for artificial language
an invented language, esp one intended as an international medium of communication or for use with computersCompare natural language
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