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  • n. Plural form of jargon.

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Examples

  • I only read movie reviews after i watch them because i can learn the references, the jargons.

    Tunes For Thought

  • These are the jargons such as RGB and CMYK when doing your sticker printing, label printing and custom labels for example.

    Hand Print | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • When bribery crosses borders -- for example, when the bribe-giver and the bribe-taker come from different countries and speak different languages -- multiple jargons and dialects add new layers of confusion.

    A Bribe By Any Other Name

  • Lee wrote, “By intentionally replacing native metaphors with experience-distancing jargons and by unintentionally demolishing cultures, the imposition of universalizing biomedical categories may imperil illness negotiation on the one hand, and curtail local healing opportunities on the other.”

    Crazy Like Us

  • When bribery crosses borders--for example, when the bribe-giver and the bribe-taker come from different countries and speak different languages--multiple jargons and dialects add new layers of confusion.

    A Bribe By Any Other Name

  • Be gentle with lol katz and the odd new jargons, patois and formulations that arise from the net.

    Johann Hari: Stephen Fry, British Polymath: A Twinterview

  • SF: Be gentle with "lol" "katz" and the odd new jargons, patois and formulations that arise from the net.

    Johann Hari: Stephen Fry, British Polymath: A Twinterview

  • What Cable does is talk about economics in clear English - not using Brown's jargons, nor the soundbites Osborne often uses.

    Ken Clarke is Shadow Business Secretary

  • One class throws out such jargons, titles and acronyms as yardsticks that others should live by.

    A World of Abbreviated Criterions

  • In a corporate meeting, jargons are routinely resorted by one clueless group to beat the senses of another.

    A World of Abbreviated Criterions

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