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English definition of “argot”

argot

noun [C or U]     /ˈɑː.ɡəʊ/ US  /ˈɑːr.ɡoʊ/
words and expressions that are used by small groups of people and that are not easily understood by other people: thieves' argotForms of languages and specialist dialects
(Definition of argot noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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