how to pronounce paraphrase


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The above transcription of paraphrase is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

paraphrase is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of paraphrase in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… he said and i paraphrase i think …”

meanings of paraphrase


  1. A restatement of a text in different words, often to clarify meaning.
  2. One of a certain number of Scripture passages turned into verse for use in the service of praise.


  1. To restate something as, or to compose a paraphrase.

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