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English definition of “idiomatic”

idiomatic

adjective uk   /ˌɪd.i.əˈmæt.ɪk/ us    /-ˈmæt̬-/
containing or consisting of an idiom: "Bite the bullet" is an idiomatic expression that means to accept something unpleasant without complaining.Linguistic terms and linguistic style containing expressions that are natural and correct: She was born in Italy but her English is fluent and idiomatic.Ways of speakingLinguistic terms and linguistic style
idiomatically
adverb uk   /-kəl.i/ us  
Linguistic terms and linguistic styleWays of speakingLinguistic terms and linguistic style
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