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[French, from Old French, from Latin adagium.]
a traditional saying that is accepted by many as true or partially true; proverb
[C16: via Old French from Latin adagium; related to āio I say]
a traditional saying expressing a common experience or observation; proverb.
a•da•gi•al (əˈdeɪ dʒi əl) adj.
a maxim, axiom, proverb, or old saying.See also: Proverbs, Wisdom
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|Noun||1.||adage - a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people|
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