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Colloquial


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Colloquial means informal.

Colloquial is a adjective.

Synonyms: casual, familiar, chatty, common, conversational, folksy, homespun, unsophisticated, ordinary, plain.

Antonyms: cultured, formal, sophisticated, refined.


Sample Usage

The company suggested a colloquial writing style for the advertisement purpose; the informal language should appeal to the customer.

I had a difficult time understanding the colloquial expressions or clients from German language because I had only studied formal German language.

In ISC many forums posted by new members are written in colloquial style; however such posts are not accepted.




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