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dead language

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