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unilingual

Saltos de línea: uni|lin¦gual
Pronunciación: /juːnɪˈlɪŋɡw(ə)l
 
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Definición de unilingual en inglés:

adjetivo

Conducted in, concerned with, or speaking only one language: the only officially unilingual province in Canada unilingual English language establishments with no bilingual programme unilingual speakers
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Rather it exists as a continuum, from long-established unilingual anglophones broadly similar to anglophones in Ontario through bilinguals of various kinds to francophones using English as a second language.
  • It would also help unilingual francophones to function as unilinguals outside of Quebec, in so far as official bilingualism insures provision of government services in French.
  • Thus, twenty-five out of thirty-six of the European countries are officially unilingual.

Derivados

unilingualism

1
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • A good example is Switzerland, where territorial unilingualism exists under federal multilingualism.
  • He believes in total unilingualism in immigration, that immigrants shouldn't be allowed to work unless they speak French and that Quebec, once sovereign, should occupy Labrador.
  • As a French Canadian, he knew the sting of unilingualism in Canada in the 1940s, 1950s and into the 1960s.

unilingually

2
adverbio
Example sentences
  • He is unilingually English, but his gifts of compromise and persuasion (according to him) will at least give his ideas some prominence.
  • Quebec is officially French and all other provinces and territories in Canada are unilingually English.
  • The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

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