calque formation

Definitions of calque formation
1

n an expression introduced into one language by translating it from another language

Synonyms:
calque, loan translation
Type of:
expression, locution, saying
a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations

Sign up, it's free!

Whether you're a student, an educator, or a lifelong learner, Vocabulary.com can put you on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement.