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- noun grammar A common
expressionwhose wordingis not subject to variation.
- noun grammar A common expression whose
wordscannot be replaced by synonymouswords without compromisingthe meaning.
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- noun an expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up
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