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triteadjective

uk   /traɪt/ us   /traɪt/ disapproving
tritely
adverb uk   /ˈtraɪt.li/ us   /ˈtraɪt.li/
triteness
noun [U] uk   /ˈtraɪt.nəs/ us   /ˈtraɪt.nəs/
(Definition of trite from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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triteadjective

us   /trɑɪt/
done or expressed too often to be of any interest: Even good acting couldn’t make up for the trite story.
(Definition of trite from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “trite”
in Vietnamese cũ rích, nhàm chán…
in Spanish trillado, banal…
in Malaysian basi, lapuk…
in Thai ซ้ำ ๆ ซาก ๆ…
in French banal…
in German abgedroschen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 陳腐的, 老一套的…
in Russian избитый, банальный…
in Turkish bayat, eskimiş, özgün olmayan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 陈腐的, 老一套的…
in Indonesian berulang-ulang…
in Polish wyświechtany, oklepany…
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