Definition of target language noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    target language

    BrE BrE//ˈtɑːɡɪt læŋɡwɪdʒ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtɑːrɡɪt læŋɡwɪdʒ//
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  1. 1(also object language) a language into which a text is being translated
  2. 2a foreign language that somebody is learning
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: target language