in a word
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  • In a word — Word Word, n. [AS. word; akin to OFries. & OS. word, D. woord, G. wort, Icel. or[eth], Sw. & Dan. ord, Goth. wa[ u]rd, OPruss. wirds, Lith. vardas a name, L. verbum a word; or perhaps to Gr. rh twr an orator. Cf. {Verb}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • put in a word for — {v. phr.} To speak in favor of someone; recommend someone. * / Don t worry about your job application, Sam said to Tim. I ll put in a word for you with the selection committee. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

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