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phrasal verb

noun [C] /ˈfreɪ·zəl ˈvɜrb/
grammar a combination of a verb and an adverb or a verb and a preposition, or both, in which the combination has a meaning different from the meaning of the words considered separately: "Catch on" is a phrasal verb meaning to understand.
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