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saying

[ sey-ing ]
/ ˈseɪ ɪŋ /
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noun

something said, especially a proverb or apothegm.

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Idioms for saying

    go without saying, to be completely self-evident; be understood: It goes without saying that you are welcome to visit us at any time.

Origin of saying

First recorded in 1250–1300; Middle English (gerund); see say1, -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for saying

saying
/ (ˈseɪɪŋ) /

noun

a maxim, adage, or proverb
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