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zeugma

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Etymology

From Ancient Greek ζεῦγμα (zeugma) "yoking"

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Noun

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zeugma (plural: zeugmata)

  1. (rhetoric) The act of using a word, particularly an adjective or verb, to apply to more than one noun when its sense is appropriate to only one or in different ways.

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Bosnian

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zeugma f (plural zeugme)

  1. zeugma

Croatian

Noun

zeugma f (plural zeugme)

  1. zeugma

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