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Pokemon

Syllabification: Po·ke·mon
Pronunciation: /ˈpōkiˌmän
 
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Definition of Pokemon in English:

noun

trademark A video game, card game, or other toy featuring certain Japanese cartoon characters.
Example sentences
  • ‘After kids come up with a strategy to catch a Pokemon, they then have to train and nurture it as it evolves,’ she says.
  • In the Pokemon TV series, as soon as you capture a Pokemon, it somehow becomes loyal to you.
  • When a Pokemon is hit three times with the ball, it is captured.

Origin

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

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