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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.
References in classic literature ?
Though at the time I but ill comprehended not a few of his words, yet subsequent disclosures, when I had become more familiar with his broken phraseology, now enable me to present the whole story such as it may prove in the mere skeleton I give.
I--I've come to--to lay the case before you," stammered Pollyanna, after a moment, unconsciously falling into her father's familiar phraseology.
Nay, I am not angry, my beloved; I am only vexed to think that I should have written to you in such stupid, flowery phraseology.
Almost every devout admirer of the old bards, if demanded his opinion of their productions, would mention vaguely, yet with perfect sincerity, a sense of dreamy, wild, indefinite, and he would perhaps say, indefinable delight; on being required to point out the source of this so shadowy pleasure, he would be apt to speak of the quaint in phraseology and in general handling.
Only the stately phraseology and the measured speech of the sons of the Prophet are suited to a venerable antiquity like this.
She knew the conventional phraseology, of course; what New England child, accustomed to Wednesday evening meetings, does not?
The knowledge I had in mathematics, gave me great assistance in acquiring their phraseology, which depended much upon that science, and music; and in the latter I was not unskilled.
The bachelor was filled with amazement when he heard Sancho's phraseology and style of talk, for though he had read the first part of his master's history he never thought that he could be so droll as he was there described; but now, hearing him talk of a "will and codicil that could not be provoked," instead of "will and codicil that could not be revoked," he believed all he had read of him, and set him down as one of the greatest simpletons of modern times; and he said to himself that two such lunatics as master and man the world had never seen.
He himself knew that, in reality, the confused beliefs which she held, apparently imbibed in childhood, were, if anything, Tractarian as to phraseology, and Pantheistic as to essence.
In Hegelian phraseology the State is the reality of which justice is the ideal.
She thought her the model of all excellence and endeavoured to imitate her phraseology and manners, so that even now she often reminds me of her.
After glancing at herself as a comparatively worthless vessel, but still as one of some desert, she besought her to bear in mind that her aforesaid dear and only mother was of a weakly constitution and excitable temperament, who had constantly to sustain afflictions in domestic life, compared with which thieves and robbers were as nothing, and yet never sunk down or gave way to despair or wrath, but, in prize-fighting phraseology, always came up to time with a cheerful countenance, and went in to win as if nothing had happened.