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noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈwɒtʃ.wɜːd/  us   /ˈwɑːtʃ.wɝːd/
(a word or phrase that represents) the main ideas or principles directing the way that someone behaves or the way that something is done: And remember, let caution be your watchword.
Translations of “watchword”
in Chinese (Traditional) 口號, 標語, 格言…
in Russian лозунг, девиз…
in Turkish parola, slogan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 口号, 标语, 格言…
in Polish hasło (wywoławcze)…
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