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Idioms, Cliches, and Slang
Jargon with example?
Is unequivocal a snyonm to jargon?
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I need a list of computer jargon from English to French?
What word means 'slang or jargon used by a particular group of people'?
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Examples of jargon?
What is jargon used for?
Jargon consists of words and technical terms that have a particular meaning within an occupation or scientific field. It may be slang or idioms, or common words given a specific meaning. Medical terminology includes jargon, as well as terms that have little application outside the study of medicine or anatomy. Government agencies also usually create their own forms of jargon. -- An example of jargon is the tax or accounting term "age relief" which simply means that a greater allowance, deduction, or benefit is received by individuals over a certain age.
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How do you use the word jargon in a sentence?
(Jargon is not gibberish or nonsense - it refers to words used in a group or occupation) The science student found it hard to understand the jargon of the astronomers. He had little patience for the jargon of diplomats and their endlessly qualified statements. Like most scientists, he wrote in a technical jargon that had to be translated to the managers. His speech included some very technical jargon that most of the attendees did not understand.
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How does jargon or slang interfere with cross-culture communication?
What is a jargon?
Is gobbledygook a synonym for jargon?
No, they do not mean the same thing. Gobbledygook or gobbledy gook means nonsense, unintelligible speech or nonsensical writing. It can also mean just something you can't understand. Jargon means specific language. Legal jargon, political jargon or medical jargon are common usages. If you can't understand some sort of jargon you can call it gobbledygook or mumbo jumbo but you understand it isn't really gobbledygook.