Definition of 'watchword'
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Centralization was the watchword of the day, the gathering in of overlapping monopolies into a few rapacious hands. SAN ANDREAS (2003)These days, as the office knew, delegation was his watchword. MR GOLIGHTLY'S HOLIDAY (2003)"" `Keeping on' being the watchword of this year and all the years behind it," said Sabriel, sighing. LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2003)
With such incredible power at one's fingertips, caution was the watchword. THE X FILES 3: GROUND ZERO (2003)
Trends of 'watchword'
Used Occasionally. watchword is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'watchword'
British English: watchword NOUN
Someone's watchword is a word or phrase that sums up their attitude or approach to a particular subject or to things in general.
Caution has been one of his watchwords.
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