language

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language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (French, Spanish, English)  (linguaggio)lingua nf
 She speaks two languages: French and English.
 Parla due lingue: francese e inglese.
language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (computers: programming)linguaggio nm
 Java is a computer language.
 Java è un linguaggio informatico.
 
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language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (dialect)dialetto nm
 The language of one town can really differ from the next, even in the same country.
 Il dialetto di una città può essere davvero diverso da quello di una città vicina, anche nello stesso stato.
language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (vocabulary)  (vocabolario)linguaggio nm
 Don't use that sort of language! Please use more polite words.
 Non usare quel linguaggio! Per favore usa parole più gentili.
language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (wording)linguaggio nm
 The language of this document is really dry and boring.
 Il linguaggio di questo documento è davvero monotono e noioso.
language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (style)linguaggio nm
 You could tell that she was from a lower-class background by her language.
 Si capiva che proveniva da una bassa estrazione sociale dal suo linguaggio.
language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (vulgar words)linguaggio nm
 Don't use that language around the kids!
 Non usare questo linguaggio davanti ai bambini!
language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (any mode of expression)linguaggio nm
 The language of dogs includes barks, growls and whimpers.
 Il linguaggio dei cani comprende abbaiare, grugnire e guaire.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
algorithmic language linguaggio algoritmico
ancient language linguaggio antico
artificial language linguaggio artificiale
assembly language linguaggio assemblatore
bad language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (swearing, curse words)parolacce nfpl
  volgarità nfpl
 Children often learn bad language from their parents and friends.
blue language linguaggio profano adj
body language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (communication via gesture, etc.)linguaggio corporeo nm
classical language lingua classica
coarse language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (vulgar use of words)linguaggio scurrile nm
colloquial language linguaggio colloquiale nm
colorful language USlinguaggio colorito
colourful language
US: colorful language
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(swearing, use of curse words)linguaggio colorito nm
 I have to warn you, this movie contains some rather colourful language.
 Quel libro non è adatto ai bambini per via del linguaggio colorito.
colourful language
US: colorful language
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(vivid description)linguaggio colorito nm
 The author described the scene with such colorful language that I felt as though I were actually there.
computer language linguaggio informatico
dead language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (language whose speakers have died out)lingua morta nf
 Latin is a dead language.
 Il latino è una lingua morta.
dead language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (language which is no longer a first language)lingua morta nf
figurative language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (non-literal expressions)linguaggio figurato nm
first language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (mother tongue)lingua madre, prima lingua nf
 English is not my first language.
 The first language of most Australians is English.
foreign language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (language not one's mother tongue)lingua straniera nf
 The sooner you start learning a foreign language, the easier it will be.
foreign-language dictionary dizionario di lingua straniera
foreign-language study nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (learning of other languages)lingue straniere nfpl
 That university is well known for the diversity of programmes they offer in foreign-language study.
 Quell'università è rinomata per la varietà di corsi che offre nella laurea in lingue straniere.
formal language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (correct or polite words and phrases)linguaggio formale nm
 Diplomacy is always conducted in very formal language.
 Nella diplomazia si ha la massima espressione del linguaggio formale.
foul language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (obscene words)linguaggio osceno, linguaggio volgare nm
 The use of foul language may offend some people.
 L'uso di un linguaggio osceno può offendere le persone.
graphic language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (imagery used to depict [sth])linguaggio esplicito nm
graphic language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (explicit or obscene words)termini crudi nmpl
high-level language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (computer programming language)  (informatica: linguaggio di programmazione)linguaggio ad alto livello nm
 C++ is a high-level language. High level programming languages use more human-like syntax.
 C++ è un linguaggio di programmazione ad alto livello. I linguaggi ad alto livello utilizzano istruzioni più simili al linguaggio umano.
informal language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (colloquial words and expressions)linguaggio informale, linguaggio colloquiale nm + agg
 The lawyer explained the terms of the contract using informal language, so we could all understand.
 L'avvocato spiegò il contratto con un linguaggio colloquiale, affinché tutti potessimo capire.
language arts nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (study of reading and writing)  (materia scolastica)lingua, composizione nf
   (scuole di lingua inglese, materia)inglese nm
 Four years of study in language arts are usually required to graduate high school in the US.
language barrier nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (difficulty in communication due to language difference)barriera linguistica nf
 Though there was a language barrier when I traveled through Asia, I communicated with gestures and drawings.
 Nonostante la barriera linguistica, durante i miei viaggi in Asia ho comunicato a gesti e con disegni.
language group nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (related dialects)gruppo linguistico nm
language immersion nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (language learning by exposure)immersione linguistica nf
language laboratory nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (room with language-learning facilities)laboratorio linguistico nm
 The language lab at my university just received 20 new computers.
 Il laboratorio linguistico della mia università ha appena ricevuto venti nuovi computer.
language study nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (learning of foreign languages)studio delle lingue nm
 I have a degree in mathematics, but my true love is language study.
 Sono laureato in matematica, ma la mia vera passione è lo studio delle lingue.
language style stile linguistico
literary language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (writing, speech: formal or poetic style)linguaggio letterario nm
 Some Renaissance historians eschewed literary language, preferring to write in a more straightforward style.
living language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (language that is currently spoken)lingua viva nf
 Welsh is still a living language in many parts of Wales.
lost language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (language that is no longer spoken)lingua morta nf
 Trying to understand a lost language is like breaking a code.
 The Rosetta Stone helped us decipher the lost language of the ancient Egyptians.
 La stele di Rosetta ci ha aiutato a decifrare la lingua morta degli antichi Egizi.
low-level language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (computer code)  (informatica)linguaggio di basso livello, linguaggio a basso livello
 Il linguaggio di programmazione a basso livello è quello che più si avvicina al linguaggio macchina.
machine language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (computer code)linguaggio macchina nm
mixed language lingua mista
modern language linguaggio moderno
mother language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (native tongue, first language)lingua madre nf
national language lingua ufficiale
native language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (first language, mother tongue)lingua madre nf
 My native language is English, but I learned French at school.
natural language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (language that has evolved naturally)linguaggio naturale nm
 Programming languages and natural languages have many things in common.
 L'evoluzione dei motori di ricerca è verso la possibilità di formulare richieste in linguaggio naturale.
object language linguaggio oggetto
obscene language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (swearing, curse words)linguaggio osceno, linguaggio volgare nm
 You should not use obscene language around children.
 Non dovresti usare il linguaggio osceno quando ci sono dei bambini.
   (informale)parolacce nfpl
official language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (language with legal status)lingua ufficiale nf
 The United States of America has no official language.
 Canada Has two official languages, English and French.
 La lingua ufficiale in Italia è l'italiano.
official language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (words used on government documents)linguaggio burocratico nm
 Official language is often nothing more than double-speak and innuendo.
 
poetic language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (flowery or expressive words)linguaggio poetico nm
profane language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (obscenities, rude words)parolacce nfpl
 Don't use profane language around children!
  linguaggio volgare nm
programming language linguaggio di programmazione
Romance language lingua romanza
secret language linguaggio segreto
sign language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (deaf language of visual signs)lingua dei segni
 He's deaf, but he can communicate by using sign language.
sign language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (communication by gesture)lingua dei segni
source language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (language from which [sth] is translated)linguaggio di origine
spoken language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (speech, oral communication)  (lingua parlata)parlato nm
 Si chiama "colloquiale" un'espressione idiomatica tipica del parlato.
  lingua parlata nf
standard language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (official dialect)lingua standard nf
symbolic language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (metaphor, analogy)linguaggio simbolico nm
 Poets often use symbolic language to describe events.
 I poeti spesso usano un linguaggio simbolico per descrivere gli eventi.
target language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (language into which [sth] is translated)  (traduzione)lingua di destinazione
 I usually translate from the source language into Spanish, the target language.
universal language lingua universale nf
use language usare il linguaggio
vulgar language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (swear or curse words, profanity)linguaggio volgare nm
 The girl was sent out of the classroom for using vulgar language.
 La mandarono fuori dalla classe per aver usato un linguaggio volgare.
  volgarità nf
 In televisione si sente ogni sorta di volgarità.
world language lingua mondiale
written language lingua scritta nf
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