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oxymoron

noun [C]  /ˌɑk·sɪˈmɔr·ɑn, -ˈmoʊr-/
grammar a phrase or statement that seems to say two opposite things, as in "jumbo shrimp" and "agree to disagree"
Translations of “oxymoron”
in Chinese (Traditional) 矛盾修辭法,逆喻…
in Russian оксюморон…
in Turkish iki ayrı ve farklı şeyi ifade eden birlikte kullanılan ikili/birleşik ifade…
in Chinese (Simplified) 矛盾修辞法,逆喻…
in Polish oksymoron…
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