Meaning of “neologism” in the English Dictionary

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"neologism" in British English

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neologismnoun [ C ]

uk /niˈɒl.ə.dʒɪ.zəm/ us /niˈɑː.lə.dʒɪ.zəm/ formal

a new word or expression, or a new meaning for an existing word

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