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phra·se·ol·o·gy

 (frā′zē-ŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. phra·se·ol·o·gies
1. The way in which words and phrases are used in speech or writing; style.
2. A set of expressions used by a particular person or group: nautical phraseology.

phra′se·o·log′i·cal (-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
phra′se·ol′o·gist n.

phraseology

(ˌfreɪzɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
n, pl -gies
1. the manner in which words or phrases are used
2. a set of phrases used by a particular group of people
phraseological adj
ˌphraseoˈlogically adv

phra•se•ol•o•gy

(ˌfreɪ ziˈɒl ə dʒi)

n.
1. manner or style of verbal expression; characteristic language: legal phraseology.
2. expressions; phrases: obscure phraseology.
[1655–65; < New Greek phraseología (erroneously for *phrasiología); see phrase, -o-, -logy]
phra`se•o•log′i•cal (-əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) phra`se•o•log′ic, adj.

phraseology

1. an idiom or the idiomatic aspect of a language.
2. a mode of expression.
3. Obsolete, a phrasebook. — phraseologist, n. — phraseologic, phraseological, adj.
See also: Language

Phraseology

 a collection or handbook of the phrases or idioms of a language, 1558.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.phraseology - the manner in which something is expressed in words; "use concise military verbiage"- G.S.Patton
formulation, expression - the style of expressing yourself; "he suggested a better formulation"; "his manner of expression showed how much he cared"
mot juste - the appropriate word or expression
verbalisation, verbalization - the words that are spoken in the activity of verbalization

phraseology

noun wording, style, expression, language, speech, phrase, phrasing, idiom, syntax, parlance, diction, choice of words The phraseology of his speech was vivid as well as apt.

phraseology

noun
Choice of words and the way in which they are used:
Translations
أسْلوب التَّعبير
frazeologie
formuleringordvalg
frazeológiakifejezésmód
málfar, orîfæri
ifade tarzı

phraseology

[ˌfreɪzɪˈɒlədʒɪ] Nfraseología f

phraseology

[ˌfreɪziˈɒlədʒi] nphraséologie f

phraseology

nAusdrucksweise f; (of letter etc)Diktion f; (= jargon)Jargon m

phraseology

[ˌfreɪzɪˈɒlədʒɪ] nfraseologia

phrase

(freiz) noun
1. a small group of words (usually without a finite verb) which forms part of an actual or implied sentence. He arrived after dinner.
2. a small group of musical notes which follow each other to make a definite individual section of a melody. the opening phrase of the overture.
verb
to express (something) in words. I phrased my explanations in simple language.
phraseology (freiziˈolədʒi) noun
the manner of putting words and phrases together to express oneself. His phraseology shows that he is a foreigner.
ˈphrasing noun
1. phraseology.
2. the act of putting musical phrases together either in composing or playing.
ˈphrase-book noun
a book (eg for tourists) which contains and translates useful words and phrases in a foreign language.
phrasal verb
a phrase consisting of a verb and adverb or preposition, which together function as a verb. `Leave out', `go without', `go away', are phrasal verbs.
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