Definition of bilingual adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    bilingual

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˌbaɪˈlɪŋɡwəl//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌbaɪˈlɪŋɡwəl//
     
     
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  1. 1able to speak two languages equally well She is bilingual in English and Punjabi.
  2. 2using two languages; written in two languages bilingual education/communities a bilingual dictionary
  3. Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from Latin bilinguis, from bi- ‘having two’ + lingua ‘tongue’ + -al.

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