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English definition of “jargon”


noun [U] uk   /ˈdʒɑː.ɡən/ us    /ˈdʒɑːr-/ usually disapproving
C1 special words and phrases that are used by particular groups of people, especially in their work: military/legal/computer jargon
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(Definition of jargon from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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