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Significado de “collocation” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "collocation" - Diccionario Inglés

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uk   /ˌkɒl.əˈkeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌkɑː.lə-/ specialized
B2 [C] (also collocate ) a word or phrase that is often used with another word or phrase, in a way that ​soundscorrect to ​people who have ​spoken the ​language all ​theirlives, but might not be ​expected from the ​meaning: In the phrase "a hard ​frost", "hard" is a collocation of "​frost" and "​strong" would not ​soundnatural.B2 [C] the ​combination of words ​formed when two or more words are often used together in a way that ​soundscorrect: The phrase "a hard ​frost" is a collocation. [U] the ​regular use of some words and ​phrases with ​others, ​especially in a way that is ​difficult to ​guess
(Definition of collocation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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