Definition of buzzword in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈbʌzwəːd
(also buzz phrase)


A word or phrase, often an item of jargon, that is fashionable at a particular time or in a particular context: the latest buzzword in international travel is ‘ecotourism
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  • Far more efficient searches involve specific paedophile buzzwords or phrases documenting particular forms of abuse.
  • In all fairness, ‘exile’ has become a buzzword and is fashionable in academic circles.
  • In their statements, they have become expert in using pompous phrases and key buzzwords to cover up ugly banalities.

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