Übersetzung von “collocation” — Englisch–Russisch Wörterbuch

collocation

noun [ C ] uk /ˌkɒləˈkeɪʃən/ us

B2 a word or phrase that sounds natural and correct when it is used with another word or phrase

слово-партнер
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 frequently used together in a way that sounds natural

часто употребляемое сочетание слов, коллокация
The phrase 'a hard frost' is a collocation.

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