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

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profanitynoun

uk   /prəˈfæn.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/ formal
[C or U] (an ​example of) ​showing no ​respect for a ​god or a ​religion, ​especially through ​language [C] an ​offensive or obscene word or phrase: It was the song's ​openingline, a ​series of profanities, that ​caused the ​record to be ​banned on the ​radiostation.
(Definition of profanity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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profanitynoun [C/U]

 us   /prəˈfæn·ɪ·t̬i, proʊ-/
words that are ​offensive because of not ​respectingreligion, or ofensive because of being ​rude: [U] The ​filmcontains profanity and ​violence. [C usually pl] They ​shouted profanities at us.
(Definition of profanity from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “profanity”
in Chinese (Simplified) 渎神, 亵渎的语言, 下流话…
in Chinese (Traditional) 瀆神, 褻瀆的語言, 下流話…
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