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language
British English: /ˈlaŋɡwɪdʒ/
American English: /ˈlæŋɡwɪdʒ/

Translation of language in French:

noun

  • 1
    uncountable
    (system) langage (m)
    the development of language
    le développement du langage
  • 2 (of a particular nation) the English language
    la langue anglaise
  • 3
    uncountable
    (words used by a particular group) (gen) (Computing)
    langage (m)
    formal/legal language
    langage formel/juridique
    bad ou strong ou foul language
    langage (m) grossier
    mind your language!
    sois poli!
    don't use that language with me!
    ne me parle pas de cette façon!

Idioms

to speak the same language

parler la même langue

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