Definitions

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  • noun The use, notably speech, of several languages
  • noun The ability to do so

Etymologies

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polyglot +‎ -ism

Examples

  • But polyglotism has its limits and, at some point, a reader must depend on the translator for some semblance of literary verisimilitude.

    Mark Axelrod: The Day Before Happiness

  • But polyglotism has its limits and, at some point, a reader must depend on the translator for some semblance of literary verisimilitude.

    Mark Axelrod: The Day Before Happiness

  • As a consequence, in order for a business to reach new markets, it is necessary to have one new essential characteristic: polyglotism.

    The Need for Polyglotism within Businesses

  • Byrnes article quotes Alofsin as he explains: "A rich architectural polyglotism in Austria-Hungary paralleled the varied languages of its people… not only were many architectural languages expressed simultaneously, but they reflected various and even opposing issues of ethnic and national identity, as well as conservative or liberal ideologies."

    The Chicago Blog: January 2007 Archives

  • Byrnes article quotes Alofsin as he explains: "A rich architectural polyglotism in Austria-Hungary paralleled the varied languages of its people… not only were many architectural languages expressed simultaneously, but they reflected various and even opposing issues of ethnic and national identity, as well as conservative or liberal ideologies."

    The Chicago Blog: When Buildings Speak

  • Byrnes article quotes Alofsin as he explains: "A rich architectural polyglotism in Austria-Hungary paralleled the varied languages of its people … not only were many architectural languages expressed simultaneously, but they reflected various and even opposing issues of ethnic and national identity, as well as conservative or liberal ideologies."

    The Chicago Blog

  • Byrnes article quotes Alofsin as he explains: "A rich architectural polyglotism in Austria-Hungary paralleled the varied languages of its people … not only were many architectural languages expressed simultaneously, but they reflected various and even opposing issues of ethnic and national identity, as well as conservative or liberal ideologies."

    The Chicago Blog

  • The crux of the problem was not the polyglotism involved in Web development, but all these technologies were often found to be competitive with overlapping responsibilities.

    Ruminations of a Programmer

  • Byrnes article quotes Alofsin as he explains: "A rich architectural polyglotism in Austria-Hungary paralleled the varied languages of its people … not only were many architectural languages expressed simultaneously, but they reflected various and even opposing issues of ethnic and national identity, as well as conservative or liberal ideologies."

    The Chicago Blog

  • Byrnes article quotes Alofsin as he explains: "A rich architectural polyglotism in Austria-Hungary paralleled the varied languages of its people … not only were many architectural languages expressed simultaneously, but they reflected various and even opposing issues of ethnic and national identity, as well as conservative or liberal ideologies."

    The Chicago Blog

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