jargon

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdʒɑːrgən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈdʒɑrgən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling( järgən, -gon)


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jargon

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. (it's just) [legal, marketing, sales, medical, sports, IT] jargon
  2. [littered, packed, crammed, loaded] with [legal] jargon
  3. the use of [legal] jargon
  4. [didn't, couldn't] understand his [legal] jargon
  5. the jargon used by [thieves, crooks, criminals, gangsters]
  6. was just [speaking, spewing] a load of jargon
  7. the [form, ad, contract, article] is full of jargon
  8. must be some kind of [medical] jargon
  9. need to cut [out, back on] the jargon
  10. speak (in) jargon to purposely hide the meaning
  11. [sift, sort, skim] through the jargon
  12. jargon that only [confuses]
adv
  1. a jargon-free [article, presentation, explanation]
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