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Pokemon

Syllabification: Po·ke·mon
Pronunciation: /ˈpōkiˌmän/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of Pokemon in English:

noun

trademark A video game, card game, or other toy featuring certain Japanese cartoon characters.

Origin

from the name of the Japanese video game Pokemon, itself from the words 'pocket monster'.

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