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I had enough experiences around languages that it just sort of happened.

They were born in 51 countries and speak 59 foreign languages, but they seemed bound by a single purpose and resolve.

To work at Rizzoli you had to be fluent in several languages: three was the minimum when I began.

The honored dead came from all over the world, from different lands, spoke different languages.

Within the department there are officers who can speak or understand more than 60 foreign languages.

The child who has got languages from its governess, therefore, marks time—that is to say, wastes time in these subjects at school.

These additional languages can be acquired easily if they are learnt in the right way.

Few of us there are who would not gladly read and speak several more languages if we had the chance of doing so.

This widening grasp of languages is or was within the capacity of nearly everyone born into the world—given the facilities.

I should pay a capable secretary like you—knowing several languages and all that—say forty dollars a week.

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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to languages, such as: arts, belles-lettres, letters, philosophy, humanistic discipline, and the classics.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.