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Main Entry: 1phrase
Pronunciation: primarystressframacrz
Function: noun
1 : a brief expression; especially : one commonly used
2 : a small unit of a musical passage usually several measures long
3 : a group of two or more words that express a single idea but do not form a complete sentence <"out the door" in "they ran out the door" is a phrase>
- phras·al /primarystressframacr-zschwal/ adjective
- phras·al·ly /-zschwa-lemacron/ adverb

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