Definition of paragraph
- The introductory paragraphs were written by the editor.
In the second paragraph from the bottom, you've misspelled “their” as “thier.”
Please refer to section 2, paragraph 4 for the appropriate information.
The two introductory paragraphs were written by the editor.
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
: a part of a piece of writing that usually deals with one subject, that begins on a new line, and that is made up of one or more sentences
What made you want to look up paragraph? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
to speak or write verbosely and windily
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