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paraphraser Line breaks: para|phraser
Pronunciation: /ˈparəfreɪzə/

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Definition of paraphraser in English:


A person who expresses the meaning of something written or spoken using different words, especially to achieve greater clarity: Will is a skilful paraphraser
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  • The first role is the “paraphraser,” who summarizes what was in the selection.
  • The well-known Bible paraphraser was a straight-up heretic.
  • Indeed, it would be nearly impossible for paraphrasers to avoid using any key terms from the source.

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