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1phrase/ˈfreɪz/noun
pluralphrases
1phrase
/ˈfreɪz/
noun
pluralphrases
Learner's definition of PHRASE  
[count]
: a group of two or more words that express a single idea but do not usually form a complete sentence
: a brief expression that is commonly used
— see also catchphrase, to coin a phrase at 2coin, turn of phrase at 2turn
music  : a short section of a longer piece of music
2phrase/ˈfreɪz/verb
phrasesphrasedphrasing
2phrase
/ˈfreɪz/
verb
phrasesphrasedphrasing
Learner's definition of PHRASE  
[+ object]
: to say (something) in a particular way
: to perform (a piece of music) with the notes grouped together in a particular way
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