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expletivenoun [C]

us   /ˈek·splə·t̬ɪv/
a rude or offensive word used to express anger, pain, annoyance, etc.
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Translations of “expletive”
in Spanish palabrota…
in Vietnamese lời chửi rủa…
in Malaysian makian…
in Thai คำสบถ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 咒骂语, 粗话…
in Turkish küfür, sövgü…
in Russian ругательство…
in Indonesian umpatan, makian…
in Chinese (Traditional) 咒罵語, 粗話…
in Polish przekleństwo…
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