a word functioning as a phrase or sentence, as the imperative Go!
Origin of holophrase
noun, plural ho·loph·ra·ses [huh-lof-ruh-seez] /həˈlɒf rəˌsiz/.
the expression of the ideas of a phrase or sentence in one word; polysynthesis: a language characterized by holophrasis.
Origin of holophrasis
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