BILINGUALISM

n. in linguistics, refers to the ability to use two different languages with equal or almost-equal fluency. A person becomes more fluent in both languages through regular use. See biliteracy- also early bilingualism- additive bilingualism.

BILINGUALISM: "Bilingualism refers to a person's ability to speak two languages just as fluently."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BILINGUALISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/bilingualism/ (accessed June 3, 2020).
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