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polyglot

adjective uk   /ˈpɒl.ɪ.ɡlɒt/  us   /ˈpɑː.lɪ.ɡlɑːt/ formal
speaking or using several different languages: She was reading a polyglot bible, with the text in English, Latin and Greek. containing people from many different and distant places: New York is an exciting polyglot city.
polyglot
noun [C] uk   us  
My tutor's something of a polyglot - she speaks seven languages.
(Definition of polyglot from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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