Definition of 'paraphrase'
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It would be almost impossible to paraphrase any one of these. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Here we will examine how to paraphrase one section of given works. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)To paraphrase the famous saying about individuals acting as their own solicitors, the patient who treats himself has a fool for a doctor. The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)To paraphrase one of the great philosophers: we think, therefore we are. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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British English: paraphrase VERB
If you paraphrase someone or paraphrase something that they have said or written, you express what they have said or written in a different way.
Parents, to paraphrase what he said, can seriously damage your health.
British English: paraphrase NOUN
A paraphrase of something written or spoken is the same thing expressed in a different way.
The last two clauses were an exact quote rather than a paraphrase of his remarks.
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