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colloquialism

noun [C] uk   /kəˈləʊ.kwi.əl.ɪ.zəm/  us   /-ˈloʊ-/
an informal word or expression that is more suitable for use in speech than in writing
Translations of “colloquialism”
in Chinese (Traditional) 口語體, 口語詞彙…
in Chinese (Simplified) 口语体, 口语词汇…
(Definition of colloquialism from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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