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interlanguage

[in-ter-lang-gwij]
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noun
  1. a language created or used for international communication.
  2. (in second-language acquisition) the linguistic system characterizing the output of a nonnative speaker at any stage prior to full acquisition of the target language.
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Origin of interlanguage

First recorded in 1925–30; inter- + language
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