Meaning of “word-of-mouth” in the English Dictionary

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"word-of-mouth" in British English

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word-of-mouthadjective

uk /ˌwɜːd.əvˈmaʊθ/ us /ˌwɝːd.əvˈmaʊθ/

given or done by people talking about something or telling people about something:

We get most of our work through word-of-mouth recommendations.
word-of-mouth publicity

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

"word of mouth" in American English

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word of mouth

by someone telling you:

Students discovered the center by word of mouth.

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

"word of mouth" in Business English

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word of mouthnoun [ U ]

also word-of-mouth uk us COMMERCE

the process of telling people you know about a particular product or service, usually because you think it is good and want to encourage them to try it:

by/through word of mouth We get most of our clients by word of mouth.

(Definition of “word of mouth” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)