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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [lahng]
    • /lɑ̃g/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [lahng]
    • /lɑ̃g/

Definitions of langue word

  • noun langue the linguistic system shared by the members of a community (contrasted with parole). 1
  • noun langue A language viewed as an abstract system used by a speech community, in contrast to the actual linguistic behavior of individuals. 1
  • noun langue language considered as an abstract system or a social institution, being the common possession of a speech community 0

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Parts of speech for Langue


langue popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 82% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

langue usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for langue

noun langue

  • accent — Someone who speaks with a particular accent pronounces the words of a language in a distinctive way that shows which country, region, or social class they come from.
  • argot — An argot is a special language used by a particular group of people, which other people find difficult to understand.
  • articulation — Articulation is the action of producing a sound or word clearly, in speech or music.
  • cant — a salient angle.
  • communication — Communications are the systems and processes that are used to communicate or broadcast information, especially by means of electricity or radio waves.

Top questions with langue

  • what langue?

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