phraseogram

[ frey-zee-uh-gram ]
/ ˈfreɪ zi əˌgræm /

noun

a written symbol or combination of symbols, as in shorthand, used to represent a phrase.

Nearby words

  1. phrase structure tree,
  2. phrase-structure grammar,
  3. phrase-structure rule,
  4. phrasemaker,
  5. phrasemonger,
  6. phraseograph,
  7. phraseological,
  8. phraseologist,
  9. phraseology,
  10. phrasing

Origin of phraseogram

First recorded in 1840–50; phrase + -o- + -gram1

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British Dictionary definitions for phraseogram

phraseogram

/ (ˈfreɪzɪəˌɡræm) /

noun

a symbol representing a phrase, as in shorthand
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