parlance


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choice of words and the way in which they are used

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a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language

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That piece was written just as the World Wide Web was becoming a truly mass phenomenon--and well before the term blogging had entered common parlance.
In common parlance, the "Gates of Ijtihad" closed, and over the years Islam became ossified.
In common parlance, the term "roof job" means that the work consists of stripping off the old roof material and replacing it with new material.
While common in Christian parlance, the title "Suffering Servant" does not appear in any of the four Servant Songs.
For example, when Mike first speaks, she introduces herself as "a police," and then qualifies her vocabulary by noting that this expression is "a parlance we [cops] have" (11).
Parlance Corporation, which provides a speech-activated interface for voice networks, has announced the enhancement of its standard NameConnector Service offering.
The Filocolo is a work in prose, written by Boccaccio in Naples, between 1336 and 1338, to comply with the wish of Princess Maria (more familiarly known as Fiammetta), the daughter of King Robert of Anjou, who wanted a "worthier" book with which to rescue the Medieval Legend of Florio and Biancifiore from the "fanciful parlance of the ignorant".
When the hemispheres were about 3 millimeters apart, detectors recorded a steep rise in neutron production, signaling that a chain reaction was, in nuke parlance, going critical.
The button in the lower left-hand corner of the screen labeled Chat has, in Internet parlance, "gone live".
Taking shots at the government for some malfeasance or misfeasance is, in editor's parlance, "shooting fish in a barrel.
Participants used, or learned to use, the parlance typically found in Alcoholics Anonymous meetings as well as customs such as not interrupting or correcting others.
Thus was the notion of a slush fund expressed in bureaucratic parlance.
In database parlance, this type of data corruption is called the "lost write" phenomena.
In art, hymn, prayer, and common parlance she is the Madonna--the prototype and pure embodiment of all mothers, of all women, indeed, of all humanity in its capacity for achieving a depth of joy, hope, and faith that can endure, accept, and transform unspeakable suffering.