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jargon

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the special terms or expressions of a particular group or field
  • I don't understand a lot of computer jargon

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jargon

verb

Synonyms of jargon (Entry 2 of 2)

to make a short sharp sound like a small bird
  • the birds who began jargoning to greet the dawn

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“Jargon.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/jargon. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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