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Most common English words: bright « scarcely « Paris « #733: expression » Duke » battle » bound

Etymology[edit | edit source]

From Middle English < Latin expressiō (a pressing out).

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Noun[edit | edit source]

Singular
Expression

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Expression ({{{1}}})

  1. A particular way of phrasing an idea.
  2. A colloquialism or idiom.
    The expression "break a leg!" should not be taken literally.
  3. A facial appearance usually associated with an emotion.
  4. (mathematics) An arrangement of symbols denoting values, operations performed on them, and grouping symbols.
  5. (biology) The process of translating a gene into a protein.
  6. (programming) A piece of code in a high-level language that returns a value.
  7. Of a mother, the process of expressing milk.

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French[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

From Latin expressiō (a pressing out).

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

Expression f. (plural Expressions)

  1. expression

Interlingua[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

From Latin expressiō (a pressing out).

Noun[edit | edit source]

Singular
Expression

Plural
expressiones

Expression (expressiones)

  1. expression

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