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collocate

verb [I] uk   /ˈkɒl.ə.keɪt/ us    /ˈkɑː.lə-/ specialized
(of words and phrases) to often be used together in a way that sounds correct to people who have spoken the language all their lives, but might not be expected from the meaning
Translations of “collocate”
in Chinese (Traditional) (詞或短語)搭配,組合…
in Chinese (Simplified) (词或短语)搭配,组合…
(Definition of collocate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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