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Denoting or relating to a nonindigenous language that is used as an official or second language in a particular country or community.Compare with endoglossic
- ‘Linguistically, what is today the Republic of India is an unfragmented, multilingual, part-exoglossic, multinational State.’
- ‘All the remaining states may be classified as exoglossic without a national language.’
1980s: from exo-, Greek glōssa ‘language, tongue’, and -ic.
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