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1. language

noun. ['ˈlæŋgwədʒ, ˈlæŋgwɪdʒ'] a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols.

Synonyms

  • indigenous language
  • natural language
  • superstratum
  • metalanguage
  • communication
  • words
  • koine
  • target language
  • signing
  • slanguage
  • usage
  • outpouring
  • string of words
  • interlanguage
  • word string
  • onslaught
  • superstrate
  • tongue
  • lingua franca
  • native language
  • source language
  • artificial language
  • sign language
  • object language
  • bombardment
  • barrage
  • dead language
  • linguistic communication

Antonyms

  • artificial language
  • dissuade
  • unattractiveness
  • categoreme

Etymology

  • language (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • language (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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2. language

noun. ['ˈlæŋgwədʒ, ˈlæŋgwɪdʒ'] (language) communication by word of mouth.

Synonyms

  • spell
  • words
  • speech communication
  • saying
  • spoken communication
  • voice communication
  • spoken language
  • oral communication
  • idiolect
  • magic spell
  • auditory communication
  • soliloquy
  • discussion
  • non-standard speech
  • monologue
  • give-and-take
  • locution
  • speech
  • charm
  • word
  • pronunciation
  • orthoepy
  • dictation
  • conversation
  • magical spell

Etymology

  • language (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • language (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. language

noun. ['ˈlæŋgwədʒ, ˈlæŋgwɪdʒ'] the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number.

Synonyms

  • vocal
  • love lyric
  • textual matter
  • text
  • words
  • lyric

Antonyms

  • trade edition
  • unemotional

Etymology

  • language (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • language (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. language

noun. ['ˈlæŋgwədʒ, ˈlæŋgwɪdʒ'] the mental faculty or power of vocal communication.

Synonyms

  • speech
  • module
  • lexicon
  • lexis
  • mental faculty
  • vocabulary
  • faculty

Antonyms

  • dissuasion
  • unconnectedness
  • inactivity
  • dysphemism

Etymology

  • language (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • language (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. language

noun. ['ˈlæŋgwədʒ, ˈlæŋgwɪdʒ'] the cognitive processes involved in producing and understanding linguistic communication.

Synonyms

  • linguistic process
  • higher cognitive process

Antonyms

  • misconstruction
  • unspell
  • repel

Etymology

  • language (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • language (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. target

noun. ['ˈtɑːrgət, ˈtɝːgət'] a reference point to shoot at.

Synonyms

  • bull
  • bull's eye
  • drogue
  • reference
  • clout
  • reference point
  • mark

Antonyms

  • skew
  • tactlessness
  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize

7. target

noun. ['ˈtɑːrgət, ˈtɝːgət'] the location of the target that is to be hit.

Synonyms

  • topographic point
  • spot
  • ground zero
  • target area

Antonyms

  • back
  • left
  • right
  • upgrade

8. target

noun. ['ˈtɑːrgət, ˈtɝːgət'] a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence.

Synonyms

  • fair game
  • quarry
  • victim

Antonyms

  • divest
  • indirect
  • dishonest
  • refrain

9. target

noun. ['ˈtɑːrgət, ˈtɝːgət'] sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at.

Synonyms

  • clay pigeon
  • butt

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end

10. target

noun. ['ˈtɑːrgət, ˈtɝːgət'] the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable).

Synonyms

  • goal
  • point
  • grail
  • thing
  • objective
  • business
  • object
  • end

Antonyms

  • undock
  • break
  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness

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In the 1990s, researchers Michael Byram and Carol Morgan published a report that asserted the importance to recognizing the learner's cultural background as well as the culture of the target language.

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