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auxiliary language

noun
1.
a language, as Esperanto, Swahili, or English, used for intercommunication by speakers of various other languages.
Origin of auxiliary language
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • It sins against the cardinal principle that an auxiliary language shall inflict no damage upon any natural one.

    International Language Walter J. Clark
  • It would be the same with the official recognition by a group of powerful nations of an auxiliary language.

    International Language Walter J. Clark
  • The universal ability to use an auxiliary language on occasion rounds off and completes the levelling process.

    International Language Walter J. Clark

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Word Value for auxiliary

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