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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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lingua franca -- (Italian)
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • Except that English is its chief lingua franca and Newspeak its official language, it is not centralized in any way.

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  • She forbade boys like Grace and Bien from speaking to each other in Swahili and required them instead to speak English—the team’s lingua franca.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United

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