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English definition of “colloquialism”

colloquialism

noun [C]     /kəˈləʊ.kwi.əl.ɪ.zəm/ US  /-ˈloʊ-/
an informal word or expression that is more suitable for use in speech than in writingForms of languages and specialist dialects
(Definition of colloquialism noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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