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  ( languages    plural  )
1       n-count   A language is a system of communication which consists of a set of sounds and written symbols which are used by the people of a particular country or region for talking or writing.  
...the English language..., Students are expected to master a second language...     
2       n-uncount   Language is the use of a system of communication which consists of a set of sounds or written symbols.  
Students examined how children acquire language...     
3       n-uncount   You can refer to the words used in connection with a particular subject as thelanguageof that subject.  
the N of n, supp N  
...the language of business.     
4       n-uncount   You can refer to someone's use of rude words or swearing as bad language when you find it offensive.  
adj N, poss N  
Television companies tend to censor bad language in feature films..., There's a girl gonna be in the club, so you guys watch your language.     
5       n-uncount   The language of a piece of writing or speech is the style in which it is written or spoken.  
with supp  
...a booklet summarising it in plain language..., The tone of his language was diplomatic and polite...     
6       n-var   You can use language to refer to various means of communication involving recognizable symbols, non-verbal sounds, or actions.  
supp N, N of n  
Some sign languages are very sophisticated means of communication., ...the digital language of computers.     

body language      , body-language  
Your body language is the way in which you show your feelings or thoughts to other people by means of the position or movements of your body, rather than with words.      n-uncount  
first language        ( first languages    plural  ) Someone's first language is the language that they learned first and speak best; used especially when someone speaks more than one language.      n-count  
language laboratory        ( language laboratories    plural  ) A language laboratory is a classroom equipped with tape recorders or computers where people can practise listening to and talking foreign languages.      n-count  
second language        ( second languages    plural  ) Someone's second language is a language which is not their native language but which they use at work or at school.      n-count  
Lucy teaches English as a second language...     
sign language        ( sign languages    plural  ) Sign language is movements of your hands and arms used to communicate. There are several official systems of sign language, used for example by deaf people. Movements are also sometimes invented by people when they want to communicate with someone who does not speak the same language.      n-var  
Her son used sign language to tell her what happened.     
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specific language used in the Pentagon
device that holds a book while reading it
to localize a website is to translate it in the local language of the ones who will read it.
the phrase is uttered in an attempt to excuse the user of profanity or curses in the presence of those offended by it under the pretense of the words being part of a foreign language
Syn.: excuse my French
artificial long word coined to mean a lung disease known as silicosis, a type of pneumoconiosis caused by inhalation of ultra-microscopic particles of crystalline silica volcanic dust. It has the particularity of being the longest word in the English language published in a dictionary
Longer tech. terms exist (up to 189,819 letters!).The word, presumably coined in 1935 by E.M. Smith (pres. of the National Puzzlers'League) in imitation of very long medical terms, contains 45 letters
The acquisition of a startup primarily for the team and talent, rather than for the technology or product.
Cyber interception means the acquisition of the any digital contents through the use of any electronic, mechanical, or other digital devices.
[Tech.];[Leg.] Cyber interception means the acquisition of the any digital contents
inhale and exhale the vapour produced by an electronic cigarette or similar device
Ex.: Quite a lot of smokers got into the habit of vaping what they regard as a less harmful alternative to smoking and sometimes as a way to help them cut down or even quit.
blend of 'phone' and 'tablet', a phablet is an oversized mobile device having a screen which is intermediate between that of a typical smartphone and a tablet computer
Ex: Your phablet is a little bulky for my taste but I must admit it offers a better visual experience for Web pages than my smartphone.
device combining the features of a smartphone and a tablet, with a size in the middle
[Bus.];[Comp.] like Samsung Galaxy Note
the electronic contents generated by an electronic device or system in form of an electronic form or as a printed output (excluding the computer system files) are called e-documents
[Tech.];[Leg.] electronic contents
a criminal action of commission or omission with intent to harm targeting humans or machines using any telecommunication device via internet
[Leg.];[Tech.] cybercrime means hacking, bullying, identity theft
someone who, most of the time, carries a device enabling him to capture his day-by-day experiences (such as a photo camera, mobile phone etc.)
1. [Comp.] a device that once plugged in is automatically recognized by the system and launches the expected process without any action on the user's side; 2. [Bus.] a new employee who is able to start work without too much induction and training
[Comp.];[Bus.] can be used as both noun and adjective: plug and play device; plug and play employee or simply plug and play (noun)
eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically via cyber digital device.
[Tech.] eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically via cyber digital device as cell phone
eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically for good and services via cyber digital device.
[Tech.] eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically via cyber digital device as cell phone
computation device whose processing power is derived from the application of quantum physics phenomena
classical African concept, humanist phylosophy focusing on people`s interrelations. It is originary from Bantu languages.
"I am what I am because of who we all are" , "Live consciuosly" are sayings belonging to this phylosophy
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