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polyglotadjective

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. containingpeople from many different and distantplaces: 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 Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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