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What you are asking for is idioms. I have not read the examples yet. We'll see. "Idiom" can be defined variously. In the sense that is pertinent here I understand it in the broad sense of an idiomatic expression within a language in contrast to other languages. This is usually explained in second language acquisition as a phrase that is not sum of ...


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I need to point out that you didn't clearly explain what an example of "jargon" is and what a supposed example of "opposite of jargon" is, and it's not obvious from your question. The primary linguist concepts underlying that realm of language use are literal vs. metaphorical language, or denotation vs. connotation. Some words exist only ...


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First of all, there is the hypernym register. A language breaks down into all kinds of registers, and you can contrast specific jargon with other registers like "newspaper text" or "talkshow discourse". Usually, there is no such thing like "not jargon", because every discourse takes place in some group or community, it is just ...


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