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phrase

noun /freiz/
(linguistics ) a small group of words (usually without a finite verb) which forms part of an actual or implied sentence
frase
a noun phrase.
(music) a small group of musical notes which follow each other to make a definite individual section of a melody
frase
the opening phrase of the overture.
phraseology /freiziˈolədʒi/ noun the manner of putting words and phrases together to express oneself
fraseología
His phraseology shows that he is a foreigner.
phrasing noun phraseology.
fraseología
(music) the act of putting musical phrases together either in composing or playing.
fraseo
phrasebook noun a book (eg for tourists) which contains and translates useful words and phrases in a foreign language
libro de frases
I took an English-Japanese phrasebook with me on holiday.
phrasal verb noun (linguistics) a phrase consisting of a verb and adverb or preposition, which together function as a verb
verbo compuesto
’Leave out’, ’go without’, ’go away’, are phrasal verbs.
Translations of “phrase”
in Korean 구…
in Arabic عِبارة…
in French syntagme, phrase…
in Italian frase, locuzione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 文法, 片語…
in Russian фраза…
in Turkish sözcük takımı…
in Polish zwrot, wyrażenie…
in Portuguese locução, frase…
in German der Ausdruck, der Satz…
in Catalan locució…
in Japanese フレーズ, 言い回し…
in Chinese (Simplified) 语法, 短语…
(Definition of phrase from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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