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malaprop also: malapropism Pronunciation: /ˈmæləprɑːpˌɪzəm/, /ˈmæləprɒpˌɪzəm/
Pronunciation: /ˈmæləˌprɑp/

Translation of malaprop in Spanish:

noun

countable or uncountable
  • (error cometido al confundir un vocablo con otro similar, esp cuando causa un efecto ridículo)

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