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English definition of “metalanguage”


noun [C]     /ˈmet.əˌlæŋ.ɡwɪdʒ/ US  /ˈmet̬-/ specialized
a specialized form of language or set of symbols used when discussing or describing the structure of a language Forms of languages and specialist dialects
(Definition of metalanguage noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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