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lingua franca

noun [C usually singular]     /ˌlɪŋ.ɡwəˈfræŋ.kə/
a language which is used for communication between groups of people who speak different languages but which is not used between members of the same group (母語不同的人交流用的)通用語,混合語 The international business community sees English as a lingua franca. 國際商界將英語視為通用語言。 Forms of languages and specialist dialects
Translations of “lingua franca”
in Chinese (Simplified) (母语不同的人交流用的)通用语,混合语…
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