Legal Definition and Related Resources of Language

Meaning of Language

The medium for the communication of perceptions and ideas. Spoken language is that wherein articulate sounds are used. Written language is that wherein written characters are used, and especially the system of characters called “letters and figLAN QUID US (Lat.) In practice. The name of a return made by the sheriff when a defendant, whom he has taken by virtue of process, is so dangerously sick that to remove him would endanger his life or health.


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This definition of Language is based on the The Cyclopedic Law Dictionary . This entry needs to be proofread.

Vocabularies (Semantic Web Information)


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Topic Map A group of names, occurrences and associations
Topic Tree A topic display format, showing the hierarchy
Sitemap Index Sitemap Index, including Taxonomies The URI of Language (more about URIs)

Synonyms of Language


  • dialect
  • expression
  • faculty of speech
  • folk speech
  • form of expression
  • idiom
  • jargon
  • lingua
  • linguistics
  • means of communication
  • oratio
  • parlance
  • phraseology
  • rhetoric
  • sermo
  • speech
  • spoken expression
  • spoken word
  • talk
  • terminology
  • tongue
  • verbal intercourse
  • vernacular
  • vocabulary
  • wordage
  • written expression
  • written word
  • Associated Concepts: abusive language
  • ambiguous language
  • obscene language
  • precatory language


See Also

  • Art
  • Construction
  • French
  • Latin
  • Libel
  • Slander


Legal English Vocabulary: Language in Spanish

Online translation of the English legal term language into Spanish: LENGUA (English to Spanish translation) . More about legal dictionary from english to spanish online.

Related to the Legal Thesaurus


See Also

  • Language
  • Legal English
  • Language Policy
  • Language Law

Hierarchical Display of Language

Science > Humanities > Social sciences > Linguistics
Employment And Working Conditions > Employment > Vocational training > Language skills

Meaning of Language

Overview and more information about Language

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Translation of Language

Thesaurus of Language

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Employment And Working Conditions > Employment > Vocational training > Language skills > Language

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