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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act or style of expressing in words.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A choice of words and the style in which they are used in a given context.
  • v. Present participle of word.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or manner of expressing in words; style of expression; phrasing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The style or manner in which something is expressed; the form of words used in expressing some thought, idea, or the like; diction; phraseology.
  • n. Expression, or power of expression; language; words.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the manner in which something is expressed in words


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