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ALDAHMASHY
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jargon?

Post by ALDAHMASHY » Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:10 am

hi guys, I need more explanation for the word jargon because others insist it is language.

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Re: jargon?

Post by jonathanrace » Wed Dec 12, 2018 11:26 am

"special words or expressions used by a profession or group that are difficult for others to understand."

Imagine if you were a person reading a newspaper. You will probably understand quite a bit but... then you find an article about neurosurgery, they talk about different parts of the brain and very medical specific terms that a lot of natives just wouldn't understand unless they were studying medicine.

This is jargon.

The same can be for any specializes area:-

Computer programming
Linguistics
Biochemistry

etc
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