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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 col·lo·qui·al /kəˈlokwiəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Col·lo·qui·al a.  Pertaining to, or used in, conversation, esp. common and familiar conversation; conversational; hence, unstudied; informal; as, colloquial intercourse; colloquial phrases; a colloquial style. -- Col*lo*qui*al*ly, adv.
    His [Johnson's] colloquial talents were, indeed, of the highest order.   --Macaulay.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation;
            "wrote her letters in a colloquial style"; "the broken
            syntax and casual enunciation of conversational
            English" [syn: conversational]