Multilingualism

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Multilingualism Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Multilingualism Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Multilingualism is when a person can speak more than one language. People who can speak two languages are called "bilingual", which is a type of multilingualism. Multilingualism is important today in jobs, because different countries buy things from each other more.

There are more multilingual people in the world than monolingual people.



Multilingualism Sample Sentences in News


  • Mother tongue education and inequality
    Caught in a reactive mode against the state’s gradualist assimilationist policies, the advocates for Chinese- and Tamil-medium schools have largely been defending mother tongue education as a minority’s right, rather than engaging its critics on how multilingualism may address inequality and serve as a national strategy in promoting integration. Before we go f Read more on this news related to 'Multilingualism'
  • EU launches 'Flash Europa 28' literary project
    By Gao Yinan (People's Daily Online) - Beijing, September 12 - European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, Androulla Vassiliou, officially launched "Flash Europa 28", a new literary project on Wednesday. Read more on this news related to 'Multilingualism'
  • Belgium defies Juncker with Commissioner nomination
    Belgium will defy Jean-Claude Juncker tomorrow (4 September) by nominating outgoing Deputy Prime Minister Didier Reynders as its next Commissioner, despite the European Commission President-elect’s wishes for a female candidate. Juncker will punish Belgium with the peripheral job of education, multiculturalism, multilingualism and youth, according to sources clo Read more on this news related to 'Multilingualism'

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