aphorism Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"aphorism" in British English

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aphorismnoun [C]

uk   /ˈæf.ə.rɪ.zəm/  us   /-ɚ.ɪ-/
a ​shortclever saying that is ​intended to ​express a ​generaltruth: Oscar Wilde was ​famous for such aphorisms as "Experience is the ​name everyone gives to ​theirmistakes".
(Definition of aphorism from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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aphorismnoun [C]

 us   /ˈæf·əˌrɪz·əm/
a ​short saying that is ​intended to ​express a ​generaltruth
(Definition of aphorism from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “aphorism”
in Chinese (Simplified) 格言,警句…
in Chinese (Traditional) 格言,警句…
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