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trilingual

[trahy-ling-gwuh l or, Canadian, -ling-gyoo-uh l] /traɪˈlɪŋ gwəl or, Canadian, -ˈlɪŋ gyu əl/
adjective
1.
using, speaking, or involving three languages.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; < Latin trilingu(is) triple-tongued + -al1. See tri-, lingual
Related forms
trilingualism, noun
trilingually, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for trilingualism

trilingual

/traɪˈlɪŋɡwəl/
adjective
1.
able to speak three languages fluently
2.
expressed or written in three languages
Derived Forms
trilingualism, noun
trilingually, adverb
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Word Origin and History for trilingualism

trilingual

adj.

1834, from tri- + Latin lingua "language," literally "tongue" (see lingual).

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