Definition of first language in English:

first language

Syllabification: first lan·guage

noun

A person’s native language.
More example sentences
  • That sentence wasn't written by anyone who speaks English as a first language.
  • Announcers still have to come up with something to say, and they often don't speak English as a first language.
  • Managing workers who don't speak English as their first language is tricky.

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