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[id-ee-uh-mat-ik] /ˌɪd i əˈmæt ɪk/

peculiar to or characteristic of a particular language or dialect:
idiomatic French.
containing or using many .
having a distinct style or character, especially in the arts:
idiomatic writing; an idiomatic composer.

1712, from Latin idiomaticus, from Greek idiomatikos; from idios “one’s own” (see idiom) + matos “thinking, animated” (see automaton).


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