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watchwordnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈwɒtʃ.wɜːd/  us   /ˈwɑːtʃ.wɝːd/
(a word or phrase that ​represents) the ​mainideas or ​principlesdirecting the way that someone ​behaves or the way that something is done: And ​remember, ​letcaution be ​your watchword.
(Definition of watchword from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “watchword”
in Chinese (Simplified) 口号, 标语, 格言…
in Turkish parola, slogan…
in Russian лозунг, девиз…
in Chinese (Traditional) 口號, 標語, 格言…
in Polish hasło (wywoławcze)…
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