macrosegment

[ mak-roh-seg-muhnt ]
/ ˈmæk roʊˌsɛg mənt /

noun

a stretch of speech preceded and followed but not interrupted by a pause.

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seclusion
Compare microsegment.

Origin of macrosegment

First recorded in 1955–60; macro- + segment
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