n [U] (fml 文) particular way of speaking or use of words; phraseology 说法; 用语; 措辞; 术语
*in common parlance 用普通的说法
* in legal parlance 用法律术语.
[Date: 1500-1600; Language: Old French;Origin: parler; PARLEY]
in medical/advertising etc parlance
expressed in the words that a particular group of people would use
In military parlance this is known as a fast retreat.
in common parlance
expressed in the words that most people use
These schemes are known in common parlance as 'private pensions'.