Definition of phraseology noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌfreɪziˈɒlədʒi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfreɪziˈɑːlədʒi//
[uncountable] (formal)
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the particular way in which words and phrases are arranged when saying or writing something legal phraseology Simple phraseology throughout makes the work easily accessible. Word Originmid 17th cent.: from modern Latin phraseologia, from Greek phraseōn, genitive plural of phrasis ‘a phrase’ + -logia (see -logy).
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