[ ree-freyz ]
/ riˈfreɪz /
verb (used with object), re·phrased, re·phras·ing.
to phrase again or differently: He rephrased the statement to give it less formality.
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Examples from the Web for rephrasing
Interactions in the networked world exemplify this rephrasing even better.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
But, even allowing for that, it is a rephrasing rather than a translation.An Essay Toward a History of Shakespeare in Norway|Martin Brown Ruud
British Dictionary definitions for rephrasing
/ (riːˈfreɪz) /
(tr) to phrase again, esp so as to express more clearly
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