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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A group of words. Also: A short musical expression.

Usage examples (36)
  • Late upon the third day, at the very moment when, at sunset . . . there flashed upon my mind, unforeseen and unsought, the phrase 'Reverence for Life'.
  • phrase a musical passage
  • The +infinitive phrase+ may be used +after a preposition+ as the +principal term+ of another phrase.
  • Bill then looks at the tip to repeat the title phrase in your header tag. for more
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  • A "phrase" is a group of words, smaller than a sentence. "Frays" are fights, "fraze" is a tool, and "fraise" are stakes used in fortifications.
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