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strong language

noun [U] uk   us  
C1 speech that states ideas forcefully, sometimes using words that may be considered offensive
Translations of “strong language”
in Chinese (Traditional) (常含有罵人話的)激烈言辭…
in Chinese (Simplified) (常含有骂人话的)激烈言辞…
(Definition of strong language from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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