unilingual

unilingual

[yoo-nuh-ling-gwuhl or, Canadian, -ling-gyoo-uhl]
adjective
using only one language: a unilingual book.

Origin:
1865–70; uni- + lingual

unilingualism, noun
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unilingual (ˌjuːnɪˈlɪŋɡwəl)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to only one language
2.  chiefly (Canadian) knowing only one language
 
n
3.  chiefly (Canadian) a person who knows only one language
 
uni'lingualism
 
n

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