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

"word-of-mouth" in British English

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word-of-mouthadjective

uk   /ˌwɜːd.əvˈmaʊθ/  us   /ˌwɝːd-/
given or done by ​peopletalking about something or ​tellingpeople about something: We get most of ​ourwork 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. word-of-mouth ​advertising/​recommendation
(Definition of word of mouth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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