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noun
the language into which a text is to be translated from another language.Compare source language (def. 1).
a language, especially a foreign language, that one is in the process of learning.Compare source language (def. 2).
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Origin of target language

First recorded in 1950–55

Words nearby target language

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British Dictionary definitions for target language

target language

noun
the language into which a text, document, etc, is translated
a language that is being or is to be learnt
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