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Definitions and Synonyms of calque formation | Another word for calque formation | What is calque formation?

Definition 1: an expression introduced into one language by translating it from another language - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where calque formation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • `superman' is a calque for the German `Ubermensch'

Synonyms for calque formation in the sense of this definition

(calque formation is a kind of ...) a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations

"pardon the expression"

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