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wording Syllabification: word·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈwərdiNG/

Definition of wording in English:


The words used to express something; the way in which something is expressed: the standard form of wording for a consent letter
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  • Furthermore we also discussed the matter of paying attention to the correspondence and wordings of short term insurance contracts.
  • My judgment is that these alternative wordings and response categories are not significantly responsible for the resulting differences in the surveys.
  • Similar questions can, and will, be raised about some of the other alternative wordings, but this kind of debate will be useful in stimulating critical consideration of the discourse of oppression.
phrasing, words, phraseology, language, expression, terminology

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