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Diction - Glossary of Terms


Diction

Choice of words is influenced by the situation in which the words are used.  This choice of words is known as "diction".

Examples:

to get it sorted (to mates) / to solve the problem (to colleagues) / to overcome the challenge (to bosses)
It was a mistake. / It was an accident.  / It was an oversight.
 
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