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colloquialism

Vox populi A term of ordinary everyday speech, conversational. See Medical slang.
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Experts say the trend -- colloquially known as "bring your own device" -- can be a double-edged sword for companies, reducing costs but also increasing security risks.
But music 'a la Dixie' Is, colloquially, my 'cup of tea.
The Molly Malone statue - which has become known colloquially as 'the tart with the cart', 'the dish with the fish', 'the dolly with the trolley', and 'the flirt in the skirt' - was installed at the bottom of Grafton Street in December, 1988.
This condition is colloquially known as "hotspots" and requires a visit to your vet so that an appropriate course of medication can be started.
The German Film Awards, colloquially known as the Lolas, is the most highly endowed German cultural awards and is often compared to the Oscars or the César.
Known as statistical mechanics (more colloquially, statistical physics), this approach depends on the reliably average behavior that emerges from untrackable interactions among individuals.
The applicants argue that the decision does not account for what happens when Suncor's pollutants interact with those of other emitters across the region, which is colloquially known as "chemical valley.
Pat Burrell, who has struggled against the Rangers and suffered the embarrassment on Saturday of striking out four times - colloquially known as "the Golden Sombrero" - was at a loss to explain his slump.
He said he was handing down a discretionary life sentence, of which she will serve at least four years, because she had been deemed "what is termed colloquially as dangerous", especially to any man she would have a relationship with in the future.
Some argue that the Egyptian Pound, colloquially referred to as the gineh is undervalued at 5.
The 1800 platform was known colloquially as the Landcrab because of its transverse-engine, frontwheel-drive, wheels at four corners philosophy inspired by the Mini.
When there is a philosophical argument at hand, we argue from the philosophy of Objectivism, much of which is colloquially explicated in the book Atlas Shrugged.