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Why Did English Become the International Language?

A lingua franca (originally Italian for "Frankish language") is a language that is used between people who do not speak the same first language.

The term "bridge language" is used to mean the same thing as lingua franca.

https://simple.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lingua_franca

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