Definition of phrasal verb noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


phrasal verb

BrE BrE//ˌfreɪzl ˈvɜːb//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfreɪzl ˈvɜːrb//
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a verb combined with an adverb or a preposition, or sometimes both, to give a new meaning, for example go in for, win over and see to See related entries: Grammar
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: phrasal verb