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motto

noun /ˈmotəu/ ( plural mottoes)
(a short sentence or phrase which expresses) a principle of behaviour/behavior etc
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’Honesty is the best policy’ is my motto a school motto.
a printed saying etc, often found inside a Christmas cracker.
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Translations of “motto”
in French devise, devise de diablotin…
in German das Motto, der Spruch…
in Chinese (Traditional) 座右銘,格言,箴言…
in Russian девиз…
in Turkish parola, slogan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 座右铭,格言,箴言…
in Polish motto…
(Definition of motto from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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