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motto

noun [C] uk   /ˈmɒt.əʊ/ us    /ˈmɑː.t̬oʊ/ ( plural mottos or mottoes)
a short sentence or phrase that expresses a belief or purpose: Her motto is "Work hard, play hard".
Translations of “motto”
in Spanish lema…
in French devise, devise de diablotin…
in German das Motto, der Spruch…
in Chinese (Traditional) 座右銘,格言,箴言…
in Russian девиз…
in Turkish parola, slogan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 座右铭,格言,箴言…
in Polish motto…
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