Definition of rephrase in English:

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Pronunciation: /riːˈfreɪz/


[with object]
Express (an idea or question) in an alternative way, especially for the purpose of clarification: rephrase the statement so that it is clear
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  • Aunt Patty asked, rephrasing the question slightly.
  • Twenty years on, scholars are rephrasing Darnton's initial question, ‘what is the history of books?’
  • Fayd asked, rephrasing his question carefully.
reword, put differently, put another way, put in other words, express differently, recast;

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