Definitions

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  • noun The speaking of three languages.

Etymologies

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trilingual + -ism

Examples

  • It's true that the term (same for trilingualism, multilingualism) is sometimes used for speaking two (or more) languages at any level.

    Are these the direwolves?

  • But it's one thing reading about trilingualism in books and articles, and quite another to hear it around you in daily practice.

    On being linguistically defeated

  • But it's one thing reading about trilingualism in books and articles, and quite another to hear it around you in daily practice.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • This has been my first close encounter with child trilingualism.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • This has been my first close encounter with child trilingualism.

    On being linguistically defeated

  • Justin Trudeau told an audience of 2,000 teachers that he did not favour bilingualism, favouring instead trilingualism and quadrilingualism.

    Trudeau favours multi-lingualism over bilingualism

  • This actual trilingualism of Belarusians in the Bialystok region was not registered by the 2002 census at least, no such census data have been made public.

    languagehat.com: SVOJA MOVA.

  • "We want to hear what can be done in practice to promote trilingualism in a meaningful way," Cilliers said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "By promoting trilingualism, the committee strives to empower all the people of the Western Cape through language to gain full access to all services, to enforce their dignity and to show respect for one another's language."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Cilliers said the committee wished to determine in consultation with the leaders what contribution the various sectors could make to promote trilingualism.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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