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saying

noun [C] uk   /ˈseɪ.ɪŋ/ us  
C1 a well-known and wise statement, which often has a meaning that is different from the simple meanings of the words it contains: As the saying goes, "Don't count your chickens before they're hatched."
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en coreano 속담, 격언…
en árabe قَول مَأثور, مَثَل…
en portugués ditado, provérbio…
en catalán dita, refrany…
en japonés ことわざ, 格言…
en italiano detto…
en chino (tradicionál) 格言,警句,諺語…
en ruso пословица, поговорка…
en turco özdeyiş, ata sözü, tâbir…
en chino (simplificado) 格言,警句,谚语…
en polaco powiedzenie…
(Definition of saying from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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