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jargonize

[ jahr-guh-nahyz ]
/ ˈdʒɑr gəˌnaɪz /
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verb (used without object), jar·gon·ized, jar·gon·iz·ing.

to talk jargon or a jargon.

verb (used with object), jar·gon·ized, jar·gon·iz·ing.

to translate into jargon.

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Also especially British, jar·gon·ise .

Origin of jargonize

First recorded in 1795–1805; jargon1 + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM jargonize

jar·gon·i·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for jargonize

jargonize

jargonise

/ (ˈdʒɑːɡəˌnaɪz) /

verb

(tr) to translate into jargon
(intr) to talk in jargon

Derived forms of jargonize

jargonization or jargonisation, noun
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