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Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A language used by or known to the civilized world.

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Examples

  • Such a reading is based, first, on the supposed discrepancy between Wittgenstein's construction of a world-language system, which takes up the bulk of the

    Ludwig Wittgenstein

  • The only vital consideration is the value of the output in the general terms of all races; and indeed all great folk-music, like any other kind, speaks, for those who have ears to hear, a world-language and not a dialect.

    Recent Developments in European Thought

  • In the world-language of Barsoom she heard a man issuing instructions -- so many were to pick usa, so many were to irrigate this field, so many to cultivate that, and so on, as a foreman lay out the day's work for his crew.

    The Chessmen of Mars

  • Austrians said was that German was a world-language and that it was a fad to want to learn Slovene.

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1

  • In the world-language of Barsoom she heard a man issuing instructions -- so many were to pick usa, so many were to irrigate this field, so many to cultivate that, and so on, as a foreman lay out the day's work for his crew.

    The Chessmen of Mars

  • When Greek became a world-language, as it did after the conquests of Alexander, it had to surrender much of its delicacy, but it still remained an effective instrument of thought and

    A Grammar of Septuagint Greek

  • Most of those who regarded English as the coming world-language admitted that it would require improvement for general use.

    The Task of Social Hygiene

  • India this nation whose language is becoming the world-language, and lay her open to be held as part of that world-wide empire, in order that her

    Avatâras Four lectures delivered at the twenty-fourth anniversary meeting of the Theosophical Society at Adyar, Madras, December, 1899

  • a world-language; and like the English people, appears destined hereafter to prevail with a sway more extensive even than its present over all the portions of the globe {36}.

    English Past and Present

  • It may truly be called a world-language, for no other can compare with it in richness, reasonableness, and solidity of texture.”

    The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882

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