What does parlance mean?

Definitions for parlance
ˈpɑr lənspar·lance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. parlance, idiom(noun)

    a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language

Wiktionary

  1. parlance(Noun)

    A certain way of speaking, of using words, especially when it comes to those with a particular job or interest.

    Etymology: From parlance, parlaunce, from parler + -ance.

  2. parlance(Noun)

    Speech, discussion or debate.

    Etymology: From parlance, parlaunce, from parler + -ance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Parlance(noun)

    conversation; discourse; talk; diction; phrase; as, in legal parlance; in common parlance

    Etymology: [OF., fr. F. parler to speak. See Parley.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Parlance

    pär′lans, n. speaking: conversation: peculiar manner of conversation.—adj. and adv. Parlan′do, declamatory in style: in recitative.—v.i. Parle (Shak.), to talk.—n. (Shak.) talk, conversation.—v.i. Par′ley, to speak with another: to confer on some important point: to treat with an enemy.—n. talk: a conference with an enemy in war. [Fr. parler—L. parabola—Gr. parabolē, a parable, word.]

How to pronounce parlance?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of parlance in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of parlance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of parlance in a Sentence

  1. Eric Garcetti:

    This was, simply put in plain parlance, an act of God.

  2. Steven Englander:

    The G20 communique basically says 1) the world is not as bad a place as markets think; and 2) if it gets worse we will use fiscal, monetary and structural policy aggressively to fix it, in baseball parlance, they were aiming for a single in terms of restoring confidence and they probably achieved it.

  3. Assistant Attorney General Yael Fuchs:

    They say that Trump Foundation was a passive recipient of the transactions, to use the modern parlance, that's not a thing.

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