Definition of first language in English:

first language

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noun

  • A person’s native language: she speaks Tiwa as her first language
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    • 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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