Jargonism is a Business English dictionary. You can learn about words and phrases that are commonly used in the workplace like "Circle Back", "Thought Leader", and "Offsite". On each word page, you will see related words and also a map that shows the popularity of the word or phrase by country.
On this site, we also have examples on how to communicate effectively in different work situations, such as requesting PTO, declining a promotion, and taking a sick day.
Word: Close It Out
Definition: To mark something as completed.
Example: This task has been fixed, so let's close it out within the task tracker.
Word: Put Some Time on Your Calendar
Definition: Schedule a meeting with somebody.
Example: I think we should talk about the project in more detail next week. I'll put some time on your calendar where we can discuss how to make the project a success.
Word: Happy Path
Definition: When designing a system, this is the expected path a user will follow.
Example: The user did not follow the happy path, but unexpectedly clicked on a button at the bottom of the page. When the user clicked the button, the site didn't work as expected. We only tested the happy path, but we should have considered what would happen if the user did something else.
Word: Have An Ask
Definition: When a person has a request for another person to do something.
Example: When you have time today, I have an ask for you. I need to get a link updated on our marketing site. Please let me know if that is possible to get done.