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periphrasis

US [pəˈrɪfrəsɪs]
UK [pə'rɪfrəsɪs]
  • n.迂回表达;迂说;加词表达法
  • Web迂说法;迂回陈述;迂回说法
Plural Form:periphrases  
periphrasis
n.
1.
迂回表达;迂说the use of an indirect way of speaking or writing
2.
加词表达法,迂说法(非通过词缀等表示语法关系)the use of separate words to express a grammatical relationship, instead of verb endings, etc.

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Definition:
Category:AllAll,OralOral,WrittenWritten,TitleTitle,TechnicalTechnical
Source:AllAll,DictionaryDictionary,WebWeb
Difficulty:AllAll,EasyEasy,MiddleMiddle,HardHard
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