phrasing

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noun phras·ing \ˈfrā-ziŋ\

Definition of phrasing

  1. 1 :  style of expression :  phraseology

  2. 2 :  the act, method, or result of grouping notes into musical phrases

Examples of phrasing in a sentence

  1. The phrasing of the instructions was confusing.

  2. a singer known for her elegant phrasing

1611

First Known Use of phrasing

1611


PHRASING Defined for English Language Learners

phrasing

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noun phras·ing \ˈfrā-ziŋ\

Definition of phrasing for English Language Learners

  • : the way something is expressed in words : the particular words or the order of words that are used to express something

  • music : the act of grouping notes together in a particular way



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