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phrase is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of phrase


  1. A word or group of words that functions as a single unit in the syntax of a sentence, usually consisting of a head, or central word, and elaborating words.
  2. A short individual motion forming part of a choreographed dance.
  3. A small section of music in a larger piece.
  4. A mode or form of speech; diction; expression.
  5. A short written or spoken expression.


  1. To express (an action, thought or idea) by means of particular words.
  2. To perform a passage with the correct phrasing.
  3. To divide into melodic phrases.

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