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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Special language of a particular work or group.

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a noun, listen here, it means: Special language of a particular work or group. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: TWITTER, WARBLE.

Usage examples (37)
  • The jargon of the computer programmers left him totally baffled as to what they were talking about.
  • Noun : medical jargon
  • This DOD glossary of milspec jargon is a writer's dream.
  • More legal speak from Mr. Cushing, more jargon from the viewer table. for more
Tutoring comment
  • ''jargon" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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