union language


noun

a form of a language, used in literature and for official and educational purposes, that combines vocabulary and grammatical features from a number of related dialects, thus representing a compromise between them.

Nearby words

  1. union city,
  2. union day,
  3. union flag,
  4. union jack,
  5. union label,
  6. union list,
  7. union of burma,
  8. union of south africa,
  9. union of soviet socialist republics,
  10. union pipes

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