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rephrasing

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

an instance of expressing something in different words
  • a more polite rephrasing of your request might get better results

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rephrasing

verb
present participle of rephrase

Synonyms & Antonyms of rephrasing (Entry 2 of 2)

to express something (as a text or statement) in different words
  • I don't understand what you're asking—could you rephrase your question?

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“Rephrasing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rephrasing. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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