Übersetzung von “collocation” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


noun uk /ˌkɒl.əˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌkɑː.lə-/ specialized

also collocate a word or phrase that is often used with another word or phrase, in a way that sounds correct to people who have spoken the language all their lives, but might not be expected from the meaning

In the phrase ‘a hard frost’, ‘hard’ is a collocation of ‘frost’ and ‘strong’ would not sound natural.

the combination of words formed when two or more words are often used together in a way that sounds correct

The phrase ‘a hard frost’ is a collocation.

[ no plural ] the regular use of some words and phrases with others, especially in a way that is difficult to guess


(Übersetzung von “collocation” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)