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Descriptor English: Multilingualism
Descriptor Spanish: Multilingüismo
Descriptor multilingüismo
Entry term(s) bilingüismo
Scope note: Capacidad de hablar, leer o escribir varios idiomas o muchos idiomas con cierta facilidad. El bilingüismo es la forma más común. (Traducción libre del original: Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Descriptor Portuguese: Multilinguismo
Descriptor French: Multilinguisme
Entry term(s): Bilingualism
Tree number(s): L01.559.423.452
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019303
Scope note: The ability to speak, read, or write several languages or many languages with some facility. Bilingualism is the most common form. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Annotation: IM; do not coord with a Cat Z term to specify the languages, i.e., French-Italian bilingualism = MULTILINGUALISM only & not also FRANCE & ITALY
Previous Indexing: Language (1968-1996)
Public MeSH Note: 97
History Note: 97
DeCS ID: 33194
Unique ID: D019303
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Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/10
Revision Date: 2017/07/08
Multilingualism - Preferred
Concept UI M0028740
Scope note The ability to speak, read, or write several languages or many languages with some facility. Bilingualism is the most common form. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Preferred term Multilingualism
Bilingualism - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0028739
Preferred term Bilingualism



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