The definition of monolingual is someone who speaks only one language, or something that is available in only one language.adjective
- A person who only speaks English is an example of someone who ismonolingual.
- A book written only in English is an example of a book that would be described asmonolingual.
Monolingual is defined as a person who only speaks one language.noun
A person who speaks only English is an example of amonolingual.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- of or in one language
- using or knowing only one language
Origin: mono- + lingual
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- monˌo·linˈgual noun
- monˌo·linˈgual·ism noun