Definition of “figure of speech” - English Dictionary

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“figure of speech” in British English

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figure of speechnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌfɪɡ.ər əv ˈspiːtʃ/ us /ˌfɪɡ.jʊr əv ˈspiːtʃ/ plural figures of speech

(Definition of “figure of speech” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)