1. Noun.  (countable) A form of communication using words either spoken or gestured with the hands and structured with grammar, often with a writing system.
  2. Noun.  (uncountable) The ability to communicate using words.
  3. Noun.  (context, countable) Nonverbal communication.
  4. Noun.  (context, computing) A computer language.
  5. Noun.  (uncountable) The vocabulary and usage used in a particular specialist field.
  6. Noun.  (uncountable) The particular words used in speech or a passage of text.
  7. Noun.  (uncountable) Profanity.
  8. Noun.  Words, written or spoken, in a specific sequence that a person uses to describe, to a another person, the type of thoughts in their mind.

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