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English definition of “collocate”

collocate

verb [I]     /ˈkɒl.ə.keɪt/ US  /ˈkɑː.lə-/ specialized
(of words and phrases) to often be used together in a way that sounds correct to people who have spoken the language all their lives, but might not be expected from the meaningGrammatical terms
(Definition of collocate verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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