(linguistics) A human language
that has been consciously devised
by an individual or a small group
, as opposed to having naturally evolved as part of a culture
like a natural language.
Any language, whether a human language, a programming language or markup language, that is not a natural language.
(linguistics, archaic) Any language used by people
, as opposed to less civilized means of communication
, such as the socialization between animals
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