mono-lingual

monolingual

[mon-uh-ling-gwuhl or, Canadian, -ling-gyoo-uhl]
adjective
1.
knowing or able to use only one language; monoglot.
2.
spoken or written in only one language.
noun
3.
a monolingual person.

Origin:
1950–55; mono- + lingual

monolingualism, noun
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monolingual (ˌmɒnəʊˈlɪŋɡwəl)
 
adj
1.  knowing or expressed in only one language
 
n
2.  a monolingual person

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