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American English: /ˈpliəˌnæzəm/
British English: /ˈpliːə(ʊ)ˌnaz(ə)m/

Translation of pleonasm in Spanish:


uncountable or countable
  • Example sentences
    • The phrase appears to make use of a deliberate rhetorical device known as pleonasm, a crafted redundancy that plays out the search for the most fitting expression.
    • Apollonius takes no thought for style, and his work is marked by frequent pleonasm, anacoluthon, etc.
    • For all her pleonasm, for all her longwinded babbling, for all her pathetic redundancy, there is still so much that she will never, ever articulate.
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