Übersetzung von “collocation” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch

collocation

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

colocação
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

colocação
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

colocação

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