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slo·gan

 (slō′gən)
n.
1. A phrase expressing the aims or nature of an enterprise, organization, or candidate; a motto.
2. A phrase used repeatedly, as in advertising or promotion: "all the slogans and shibboleths coined out of the ideals of the peoples for the uses of imperialism" (Margaret Sanger).
3. A battle cry of a Scottish clan.

[Alteration of Scots slogorne, battle cry, from Gaelic sluagh-ghairm : sluagh, host; see slew1 + gairm, shout.]

slogan

(ˈsləʊɡən)
n
1. (Marketing) a distinctive or topical phrase used in politics, advertising, etc
2. (Historical Terms) history Scot a Highland battle cry
[C16: from Gaelic sluagh-ghairm war cry, from sluagh army + gairm cry]

slo•gan

(ˈsloʊ gən)

n.
1. a distinctive phrase or motto identified with a particular party, product, etc.; catchword or catch phrase.
2. a war cry or gathering cry formerly used among Scottish clans.
[1505–15; < Scottish Gaelic sluagh-ghairm=sluagh army, host (compare slew2) + gairm cry]

slogan

- From Scottish-Gaelic slaugh, "army," and gairm, "shout"—since the first slogans were actually battle cries.
See also related terms for shout.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slogan - a favorite saying of a sect or political groupslogan - a favorite saying of a sect or political group
locution, saying, expression - a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations; "pardon the expression"
catch phrase, catchphrase - a phrase that has become a catchword
mantra - a commonly repeated word or phrase; "she repeated `So pleased with how its going' at intervals like a mantra"
rallying cry, war cry, watchword, battle cry, cry - a slogan used to rally support for a cause; "a cry to arms"; "our watchword will be `democracy'"

slogan

noun catch phrase, motto, jingle, mantra, rallying cry, watchword, tag-line, catchword a group of angry demonstrators shouting slogans
Translations
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reklamní hesloslogan
slogan
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reklamné heslo
slogan

slogan

[ˈsləʊgən] Nslogan m, lema m

slogan

[ˈsləʊgən] nslogan m

slogan

nSlogan m; (= motto)Motto nt, → Wahlspruch m; (political) → Parole f, → Slogan m; advertising sloganWerbeslogan m, → Werbespruch m

slogan

[ˈsləʊgən] nslogan m inv

slogan

(ˈsləugən) noun
an easily-remembered and frequently repeated phrase which is used in advertising etc.
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