HyperDic: metalanguage

English > 1 sense of the word metalanguage:
NOUNcommunicationmetalanguagea language that can be used to describe languages
English > metalanguage: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA language that can be used to describe languages.
Narrowersyntax languageA language used to describe the syntax of another language
Broaderlanguage, linguistic communicationA systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols

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