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dead languagenoun [C]

uk   /ˌded ˈlæŋ.ɡwɪdʒ/ us   /ˌded ˈlæŋ.ɡwɪdʒ/
a language that is no longer spoken by anyone as their main language: Latin is a dead language.
(Definition of dead language from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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dead languagenoun [C]

/ˈded ˈlæŋ·ɡwɪdʒ/
a language that is no longer used for ordinary communication: Latin is a dead language.
(Definition of dead language from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dead language”
in Chinese (Simplified) 死亡的语言…
in Chinese (Traditional) 死語,不再有人以之作為母語的語言…
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