shibboleth

US [ˈʃɪbəˌleθ]
UK [ˈʃɪbəleθ]
  • n.过时的观点;陈旧的原则;陈词滥调;某群体特有的习惯(或用语等)
  • Web口令;示播列;口号
Plural Form:shibboleths  
shibboleth
n.
1.
过时的观点;陈旧的原则;陈词滥调an old idea, principle or phrase that is no longer accepted by many people as important or appropriate to modern life
2.
某群体特有的习惯(或用语等)a custom, word, etc. that distinguishes one group of people from another

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