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macrosegment

[ mak-roh-seg-muhnt ]
/ ˈmæk roʊˌsɛg mənt /
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noun
a stretch of speech preceded and followed but not interrupted by a pause.
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Origin of macrosegment

First recorded in 1955–60; macro- + segment
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