Definition of paraphrasis in English:

paraphrasis

Line breaks: par|aph|ra¦sis
Pronunciation: /pəˈrafrəsɪs/

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noun

(plural paraphrases /-əsiːz/) rare
  • A rewording of something written or spoken; a paraphrase.

Origin

mid 16th century: Latin, from Greek (see paraphrase).

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