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In or using several languages.‘a multilingual dictionary’
- ‘As a result, Singapore and Malaysia are multilingual countries.’
- ‘This seems silly until you have multilingual dictionaries installed.’
- ‘Most Sumu and Miskito are multilingual, speaking Spanish in school and their native language at home.’
- ‘Many factors influence language dominance in multilingual speakers.’
- ‘In all multilingual communities speakers switch among languages or varieties as monolinguals switch among styles.’
- ‘If you are already multilingual, use all the languages you know, especially in front of small children.’
- ‘If there is bilingual and multilingual education in the K - 12 system, why not in higher education?’
- ‘A once multilingual population is on the way to becoming monolingual or at the best bilingual.’
- ‘Our students have to become multilingual with English as their second language.’
- ‘Many Indians are multilingual and speak several Indian languages.’
- ‘This is perhaps the most multilingual area in the world.’
- ‘A child may be born in a multilingual home setting or speak a home language different from the society.’
- ‘It is therefore a challenge to applied linguists to see how education systems can contribute to the promotion of more just multilingual societies.’
- ‘Given the diverse populations and multilingual settings, bilingual education may be assumed to have been in order.’
- ‘This model, to a certain extent, has encouraged students to be multilingual in their ethnic language, Indonesian and English.’
- ‘Pinpointing the source of crosslinguistic influences in the interlanguage of a multilingual speaker is less straightforward.’
- ‘Such successes are little surprise, but what inhibits many companies is the price of developing a multilingual presence online.’
- ‘Western culture is monolingual; ours multilingual and oral.’
- ‘It is also timely given the growing interest in multilingual information retrieval involving East Asian languages.’
- ‘The local people were actually multilingual; they often spoke three, four, five languages.’
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