Jargon

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Jargon is the specialized terminology associated with a particular field or area of activity.wikipedia
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Cant (language)

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In Russian linguistics, jargon is classified as an expressive form of language, while secret languages are referred to as argots. Argot is slang or jargon purposely used to obscure meaning to outsiders.
A cant, cryptolect, argot, anti-language or secret language is the jargon or language of a group, often employed to exclude or mislead people outside the group.

Slang

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Jargon is sometimes understood as a form of technical slang and then distinguished from the official terminology used in a particular field of activity.
While many forms of lexicon may be considered low-register or "sub-standard", slang remains distinct from colloquial and jargon terms because of its specific social contexts.

Buzzword

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The term is used, often interchangeably, with the term buzzword when examining organizational culture.
Buzzwords often originate in jargon, acronyms, or neologisms.

Word sense

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The main trait that distinguishes jargon from the rest of a language is special vocabulary—including some words specific to it, and often different senses or meanings of words, that outgroups would tend to take in another sense—therefore misunderstanding that communication attempt.

Pidgin

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Jargon was synonymous with pidgin in naming specific language usages.
In this context, linguists today use jargon to denote a particularly rudimentary type of pidgin; however, this usage is rather rare, and the term jargon most often refers to the words particular to a given profession.

Obfuscation

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Argot is slang or jargon purposely used to obscure meaning to outsiders.
The obfuscation might be either unintentional or intentional (although intent usually is connoted), and is accomplished with circumlocution (talking around the subject), the use of jargon (technical language of a profession), and the use of an argot (ingroup language) of limited communicative value to outsiders.

Terminology

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Jargon is the specialized terminology associated with a particular field or area of activity.

Shibboleth

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Although technical jargon's primary purpose is to aid technical communication, not to exclude outsiders by serving as an argot, it can have both effects at once and can provide a technical ingroup with shibboleths.
It is also sometimes used in a broader sense to mean jargon, the proper use of which identifies speakers as members of a particular group or subculture.

Variety (linguistics)

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In Russian linguistics, jargon is classified as an expressive form of language, while secret languages are referred to as argots.
There are also registers associated with particular professions or interest groups; jargon refers specifically to the vocabulary associated with such registers.

Corporate jargon

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Corporate jargon, variously known as corporate speak, corporate lingo, business speak, business jargon, management speak, workplace jargon, corporatese or commercialese, is the jargon often used in large corporations, bureaucracies, and similar workplaces.

Economics terminology that differs from common usage

In any technical subject, words commonly used in everyday life acquire very specific technical meanings, and confusion can arise when someone is uncertain of the intended meaning of a word.

Chinook Jargon

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For example, the Chinook Jargon was a pidgin.
There evidently was a Jargon in use in the Queen Charlotte, but this "Haida Jargon" is not known to have shared anything in common with Chinook Jargon, or with the Nooktan-Chinookan "proto-jargon" which is its main foundation.

List of mathematical jargon

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It also has a certain amount of jargon: commonly used phrases which are part of the culture of mathematics, rather than of the subject.

Language of mathematics

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This language consists of a substrate of some natural language (for example English) using technical terms and grammatical conventions that are peculiar to mathematical discourse (see Mathematical jargon), supplemented by a highly specialized symbolic notation for mathematical formulas.

Scientific terminology

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Several categories of scientific terminology can be distinguished.

Gibberish

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It may include speech sounds that are not actual words, or language games and specialized jargon that seems nonsensical to outsiders.

Critical vocabulary

Although it may be considered a type of jargon, it is predominantly used by academics and is not slang.

Register (sociolinguistics)

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Some prefer to restrict the domain of the term "register" to a specific vocabulary (Wardhaugh, 1986) (which one might commonly call slang, jargon, argot or cant), while others argue against the use of the term altogether.

Padonkaffsky jargon

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Padonkaffsky jargon is difficult to translate with a traditional dictionary because many of the misspellings also involve puns and cultural slang.

Colloquialism

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Colloquialisms are distinct from slang or jargon.

Phraseme

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Context (language use)

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Jargon is normally employed in a particular communicative context and may not be well understood outside that context.

Vernacular

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The context is usually a particular occupation (that is, a certain trade, profession, vernacular, or academic field), but any ingroup can have jargon.

In-group and out-group

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The context is usually a particular occupation (that is, a certain trade, profession, vernacular, or academic field), but any ingroup can have jargon.