Danish translation: modeord

English term or phrase: buzzword
Danish translation:modeord

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14:55 Feb 3, 2011
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Marketing - Advertising / Public Relations
Additional field(s): Marketing / Market Research
English term or phrase: buzzword
Definition from The Free Online Dictionary:
n. 1. A word or phrase connected with a specialized field or group that usually sounds important or technical and is used primarily to impress laypersons: "'Sensitivity' is the buzzword in the beauty industry this fall" (ADWEEK). 2. A stylish or trendy word or phrase.

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  • Online auction emerges as new buzzword for art The Economic Times of India
  • HIT - it's the new buzzword in medicine Daily
  • Multicultural literature is the new buzzword in town and authors Jennifer Cervantes, Christina Gonzalez, and Guadalupe Garcia McCall have some great tips on how to do it right! Ingrid's Notes
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Et ord, der i en vis periode er meget brugt.
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4 +2modeord
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Definition from Politikens Nudansk Ordbog:
Et ord, der i en vis periode er meget brugt.

Example sentence(s):
  • Inden for de højere uddannelser er "internationalisering" blevet et af tidens store modeord. - Politikens Nudansk Ordbog 
  • Kommunebranding - mere end kun et modeord, logoer og markedsføring. - KL  

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Marie Halvorsen
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