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 british english:

“… they liked that to paraphrase philip j …”

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.

paraphrase frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word paraphrase occurs in english on average 2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics paraphrase can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that paraphrase can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to paraphrase


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