Meaning of bilingual

bi•lin•gual

Pronunciation: (bī-ling'gwul or, Can., -ling'gy-ul), [key]
— adj.
  1. able to speak two languages with the facility of a native speaker.
  2. spoken, written, or containing similar information in two different languages: a bilingual dictionary; Public notices at the embassy are bilingual.
  3. of, involving, or using two languages: a bilingual community; bilingual schools.
—n.
  1. a bilingual person.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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