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expression

noun

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1 an act, process, or means of putting something into words
  • The poem is his expression of his wonder of nature.
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2 facial appearance regarded as an indication of mood or feeling
  • We could tell by the fans' expressions that the team had lost again.
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3 a pronounceable series of letters having a distinct meaning especially in a particular field
  • The expression {ldquo}John Doe{rdquo} is used in legal proceedings to refer to a person whose actual name is either unknown or being withheld from the public.
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4 a sequence of words having a specific meaning
  • The popular expression {ldquo}raining cats and dogs{rdquo} is meaningless in other languages.
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