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modern language

noun
1.
one of the literary languages currently in use in Europe, as French, Spanish, or German, treated as a departmental course of study in a school, college, or university.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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Examples for modern language
  • Those devices are part and parcel of modern language, and thus modern thought.
  • Listening and speaking are primary communicative goals in modern language learning.
British Dictionary definitions for modern language

modern language

noun
1.
any of the languages spoken in present-day Europe, with the exception of English
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Word Value for modern

9
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