Foreignism



[fawr-uh-niz-uh m, for-] /ˈfɔr əˌnɪz əm, ˈfɒr-/

noun
1.
a custom, mannerism, etc.
2.
any trait, deviating from accepted speech standards, derived from a language.
3.
imitation of anything .
4.
a quality.
/ˈfɒrɪˌnɪzəm/
noun
1.
a custom, mannerism, idiom, etc, that is foreign
2.
imitation of something foreign

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