wordage

wordage
subst. \/ˈwɜːdɪdʒ\/
1) ord
the theatre piece consisted of three songs tied together by wordage
teaterstykket bestod av tre sanger som ble bundet sammen av ord
2) antall ord (i en tekst)
the wordage of the text is close to a million
antall ord i teksten er nær en million
3) ordflom, svada, vrøvl, nonsens
the political wordage produced no results
den politiske ordflommen bragte ingen resultater
4) ordvalg, formulering

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