Definition of “adage” - English Dictionary

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“adage” in British English

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adagenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈæd.ɪdʒ/ us /ˈæd.ɪdʒ/

a wise saying:

He remembered the old adage "Look before you leap".
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(Definition of “adage” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“adage” in American English

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adagenoun [ C ]

us /ˈæd·ɪdʒ/

a wise saying or proverb:

He remembered the old adage, "Look before you leap."

(Definition of “adage” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)