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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbywordby‧word /ˈbaɪwɜːd $ -wɜːrd/ noun  1 be a byword for something2 [singular]WORD, PHRASE, OR SENTENCE a word, phrase, or saying that is very well known Caution should be a byword for investors.
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bywordSulla's successor in the eastern command, Lucius Licinius Lucullus, became a byword for luxury and personal indulgence.His name became a byword for extreme luxury.A different man for every child; a byword for disgrace.His reputedly Herculean virility long remained a byword throughout the district over which he held sway.Until late antiquity Vulso's triumph remained a byword for luxury.Britain was a byword for strikes.Reality was his byword and Drew's rugged features and dexterity with horses made him a natural choice.Our Representatives Care and service are the bywords of an Enterprise representative.
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