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American English: /ˌməltiˈlɪŋɡwəl/
, /ˌməltaɪˈlɪŋɡwəl/
British English: /mʌltɪˈlɪŋɡw(ə)l/

Translation of multilingual in Spanish:


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    • Pinpointing the source of crosslinguistic influences in the interlanguage of a multilingual speaker is less straightforward.
    • In all multilingual communities speakers switch among languages or varieties as monolinguals switch among styles.
    • This model, to a certain extent, has encouraged students to be multilingual in their ethnic language, Indonesian and English.

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