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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
Regionalism used in the United States
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
(to stop talking; used with "up")
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
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Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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