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colloquialismnoun [C]

uk   /kəˈləʊ.kwi.əl.ɪ.zəm/  us   /-ˈloʊ-/
an ​informal word or ​expression that is more ​suitable for use in ​speech than in writing
(Definition of colloquialism from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “colloquialism”
in Chinese (Simplified) 口语体, 口语词汇…
in Chinese (Traditional) 口語體, 口語詞彙…
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