word-of-mouth


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word of mouth

n.
Spoken communication: News of their success spread by word of mouth.

word′-of-mouth′ adj.
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word-of-mouth

adj
communicated verbally
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Adj.1.word-of-mouth - expressed orallyword-of-mouth - expressed orally; "a viva-voce report"; "the film had good word-of-mouth publicity"
spoken - uttered through the medium of speech or characterized by speech; sometimes used in combination; "a spoken message"; "the spoken language"; "a soft-spoken person"; "sharp-spoken"
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word-of-mouth

adjective
Expressed or transmitted in speech:
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word-of-mouth

[ˈwɜːdəvˈmaʊθ] ADJverbal, oral
see also word A1
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However, beyond the societal dimension of word of mouth, companies and communicators have come to realize the importance of this medium in influencing the purchasing behavior of consumers and shaping opinions about a brand, with "word of mouth being 10 times more effective than traditional advertising," as per Jonah Berger, a rising expert on word-of-mouth and viral marketing.
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