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Translation of "collocation" - English-Turkish dictionary

collocation

noun [C]     /ˌkɒləˈkeɪʃən/
B2 a word or phrase that sounds natural and correct when it is used with another word or phrase bir sözcük veya ifadenin başka sözcüklerle kullanıldığında tabii görünmesi In the phrase 'a hard frost', 'hard' is a collocation of 'frost', and 'strong' would not sound natural.Linguistic terms and linguistic style
the combination of words formed when two or more words are frequently used together in a way that sounds natural tabii gözüken iki ya da daha fazla sözcüklerin uyumu, ahengi The phrase 'a hard frost' is a collocation.Sentences and expressions
(Definition of collocation from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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