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English definition of “synonym”

synonym

noun [C]     /ˈsɪn.ə.nɪm/
C2 a word or phrase that has the same or nearly the same meaning as another word or phrase in the same language : The words ' small ' and 'little' are synonyms. → Compare antonymTerminology and vocabulary
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