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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language.

Usage examples (32)
  • To be liberal in common parlance today might be supposed to represent a dangerous threat to society.
  • You have been misled by appearances or what in police parlance is called a clue.
  • The term the legacy of slavery, while in popular parlance, is rarely ever quantified.
  • The name which had been given by him to his house of rest was "The Dai butzu," or, in English parlance, for more
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