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sign language

noun
1.
Also called sign. any of several visual-gestural systems of communication, especially employing manual gestures, as used among deaf people.
2.
any means of communication, as between speakers of different languages, using gestures.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
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British Dictionary definitions for sign-language

sign language

noun
1.
another word for signing
2.
any system of communication by manual signs or gestures
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