sign language Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “sign language” in the English Dictionary

"sign language" in British English

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sign languagenoun [U or C]

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(also sign [U]) a ​system of ​hand and ​bodymovementsrepresenting words, used by and to ​people who cannot ​hear or ​talk the ​movements that ​people sometimes make when ​talking to someone whose ​language they do not ​speak
(Definition of sign language from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sign languagenoun [C/U]

 /ˈsɑɪn ˌlæŋ·ɡwɪdʒ/
a ​system of ​communication for ​people who cannot ​hear that uses ​hand and ​fingermovements
(Definition of sign language from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sign language”
in Chinese (Simplified) 手语,手势语…
in Turkish işaret dili…
in Russian кинетическая речь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手語,手勢語…
in Polish język migowy…
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