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Spanish translation of “phrase”

phrase

noun /freiz/
(linguistics ) a small group of words (usually without a finite verb) which forms part of an actual or implied sentence a noun phrase. (music) a small group of musical notes which follow each other to make a definite individual section of a melody the opening phrase of the overture. phraseology /freiziˈolədʒi/ noun the manner of putting words and phrases together to express oneself His phraseology shows that he is a foreigner. phrasing noun phraseology. (music) the act of putting musical phrases together either in composing or playing. 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 Leave out’, ’go without’, ’go away’, are phrasal verbs.
(Definition of phrase from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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