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Definition of -ese suffix from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(in adjectives and nouns) of a country or city; a person who lives in a country or city; the language spoken there Chinese Viennese
  2. 2(in nouns) (often disapproving) the style or language of journalese officialese legalese
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