Definition of 'jargon'
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And, from the viewpoint of an outsider, the jargon was dense. A DEATH IN TIME (2002)He'd culled enough jargon from his own victim research to make it look like the real thing, he thought. THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
Thinking about Florence in that jarring bit of jargon always brought a mental smile to Carlisle's Ph. D. -trained ear. HOUR OF THE HUNTER (2002)
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Translations for 'jargon'
British English: jargon NOUN
You use jargon to refer to words and expressions that are used in special or technical ways by particular groups of people.
The manual is full of the jargon and slang of self-improvement courses.
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