colloquial

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/kəˈləʊkwiəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kəˈloʊkwiəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kə lōkwē əl)


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colloquial

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. is a (common) colloquial [expression, word, term, phrase] for
  2. using a colloquial [expression] to say
  3. using colloquial [language, speech]
  4. in colloquial [language]
  5. the colloquial [usage, sense] of
  6. is a colloquial use of (the word)
  7. What's the colloquial [word, term] for ...?
  8. has a colloquial style of [speech, writing]
  9. colloquial [English] grammar
  10. colloquial or [informal, formal, slang, conversational] (language)
  11. also has a colloquial meaning
  12. is (a little) [more, less] colloquial than
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