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holophrase

[ hol-uh-freyz, hoh-luh- ]
/ ˈhɒl əˌfreɪz, ˈhoʊ lə- /
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noun
a word functioning as a phrase or sentence, as the imperative Go!
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Origin of holophrase

First recorded in 1895–1900; holo- + phrase
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