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second language

noun [C] uk   us  
a language that a person can speak that is not the first language they learned naturally as a child: German is my second language.
Translations of “second language”
in Chinese (Traditional) 第二語言…
in Russian второй язык…
in Turkish ikinci dil…
in Chinese (Simplified) 第二语言…
in Polish drugi język…
(Definition of second language from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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