Definition of modern language in English:
A living or modern-day language as a subject of study, as contrasted with classical Latin and Greek: pupils were allowed to choose whether or not to take a modern language he studied modern languages at Trinity College
More example sentences
- The son of a postman, he was a Cambridge University graduate in modern languages (German and French).
- He also praised the advances the University had made in subjects such as Arabic, modern languages such as French, Spanish and Italian, mathematics and science.
- This consisted of humanist subjects such as English, history, classical and modern languages alongside ‘realist’ or practical vocational subjects such as mathematics and science.
Definition of modern language in:
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