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collocation

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noun col·lo·ca·tion \ˌkä-lə-ˈkā-shən\

Simple Definition of collocation

  • : use of certain words together

  • : a particular combination of words

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of collocation

  1. :  the act or result of placing or arranging together; specifically :  a noticeable arrangement or conjoining of linguistic elements (as words)

collocational

play \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective

1605

First Known Use of collocation

1605

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