Meaning of “motto” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “motto” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"motto" in American English

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mottonoun [ C ]

us /ˈmɑt̬·oʊ/ plural mottos or mottoes

a word, phrase, or sentence that expresses the principles or belief of a person, group, country, or organization:

The motto printed on US currency is "In God We Trust."

(Definition of “motto” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)