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English definition of “parlance”

parlance

noun [U] uk   /ˈpɑː.ləns/ us    /ˈpɑːr-/ formal
a group of words or style of speaking used by a particular group of people: Oral contraceptives are referred to in common parlance as 'the pill'. business/legal parlanceForms of languages and specialist dialects
(Definition of parlance from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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