modern language


noun

one of the literary languages currently in use in Europe, as French, Spanish, or German, treated as a departmental course of study in a school, college, or university.

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Origin of modern language

First recorded in 1830–40
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British Dictionary definitions for modern language

modern language

noun

any of the languages spoken in present-day Europe, with the exception of English
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