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solecism
American English: /ˈsɑləˌsɪzəm/
, /ˈsoʊləˌsɪzəm/
British English: /ˈsɒlɪsɪz(ə)m/

Translation of solecism in Spanish:

noun

(Linguistics)
  • 1.1 (grammatical mistake)
    Example sentences
    • This year, it seems likely that a number of my fellow countrymen will be spending a good deal of time pedantically pursuing punctuation rules and grumbling at grammatical solecisms.
    • This, I believe, is the only grammatical solecism Esther perpetrates in her long narrative.
    • Everyone in the publishing process should report a solecism that would otherwise go undetected - a misspelling, a grammatical error.
    1.2 (faux pas)
    Example sentences
    • But he never brooked any solecism in behaviour inside his courtroom.
    • The question is not whether Mourinho commits these solecisms: every week provides a new instance of a Mourinhism that raises the hackles of stout-hearted, stout-drinking English yeomen.
    • In any case, it was unlikely that John would commit any solecism of protocol, since he was already well acquainted with her, she having been one of his wife's bridesmaids.

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