target-language

target language

noun
1.
the language into which a text is to be translated from another language. Compare source language ( def 1 ).
2.
a language, especially a foreign language, that one is in the process of learning. Compare source language ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1950–55

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n
1.  the language into which a text, document, etc, is translated
2.  a language that is being or is to be learnt

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