Word

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Definition

a word: a unit of language, made up of letters
noun
I need to have a word with you.
What's the French word for "love"? How do you say "love" in French?
not in so many words not precisely, not exactly
in other words if I want to explain this in a different way...

you have my word: I promise you, I swear
idiom

My word!: Oh my God!
idiom

Examples

  • "Brian : That's 3 words, but duly noted."
  • "Tell me, in the words that you have, how did the concert make you feel?"
  • "Philip : Four words: La Potion de Papi."
  • "Susie : Timeless, I like that word."
  • ""Cheap", "tacky", and "gimmick" aren't words that we want to associate with the Delavigne Corporation."
  • "Without further ado, I'd like to introduce my "piece de resistance", my "raison d'être", my "chef d'oeuvre", my "hors d'oeuvre", and other French words."
  • "Therefore we'd like you to avoid the following words and expressions (I've explained the more difficult ones for your benefit)"
  • "Give me a word to search for!"
  • "Last words: " SAY MISTER, THAT'S A NICE SET OF TEETH YOU'VE."
  • "That's a big word!"

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