Bilingual



able to speak two languages with the facility of a native speaker.
spoken, written, or containing similar information in two different languages:
a bilingual dictionary; Public notices at the embassy are bilingual.
of, involving, or using two languages:
a bilingual community; bilingual schools.
a bilingual person.
Contemporary Examples

Maid’s Tale Ignites France Tracy McNicoll July 24, 2011
15 Singing Reality Stars Jaimie Etkin December 22, 2010
The Accidental Expats Constantino Diaz-Duran January 12, 2009
She Thought ‘Fargo’ Was Real: The Misguided Voyage of ‘Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter’ Nico Hines February 17, 2014
The History Behind Benjamin Netanyahu and Pope Francis’s Awkward Jesus Moment Jay Parini May 31, 2014

Historical Examples

History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery L.W. King and H.R. Hall
Walks in Rome Augustus J.C. Hare
The Dop Doctor Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
Unicorns James Huneker
Companion to the Bible E. P. Barrows

adjective
able to speak two languages, esp with fluency
written or expressed in two languages
noun
a bilingual person
adj.

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