Dictionary.com

macrosegment

[ mak-roh-seg-muhnt ]
/ ˈmæk roʊˌsɛg mənt /
Save This Word!

noun
a stretch of speech preceded and followed but not interrupted by a pause.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!
In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
Compare microsegment.

Origin of macrosegment

First recorded in 1955–60; macro- + segment
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use macrosegment in a sentence

FEEDBACK