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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. Dance movements that are linked in a single choreographic sequence.
  2. An expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence.
  3. A short musical passage.
  4. An expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up.
(动) As a verb
  1. Divide, combine, or mark into phrases.
  2. Put into words or an expression.
Part of Speech(名) noun, (及物的动) transitive verb
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惯用语guànyòng yǔcommonly used phrase; idiom; colloquial usage
成语chéngyǔChinese set expression, often made up of 4 characters or two couplets of 4 characters each, often alluding to a story or historical quotation; idiom; proverb; saying; adage; set expression
措词cuòcíwording; way of expressing something; turn of phrase; diction
仂语lèyǔphrase (linguistics)
短语duǎnyǔphrase; clause (grammar)
词组cízǔphrase (grammar)
sentence; clause; phrase; measure word for phrases or lines of verse
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