phrase (Q187931)

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sequence of at least two words
  • syntagma
  • phrases
  • syntagmas
  • expression
  • syntagm
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English
phrase
sequence of at least two words
  • syntagma
  • phrases
  • syntagmas
  • expression
  • syntagm

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This concept was chosen to represent two or more words. For "1 or more words", there is "word or phrase" concept, having "phrase" as non-preferred term. The concept of phrase as two or more words does exist, and needs to be represented somewhere. Since multiple dictionaries do define phrase as at least two words, having it here on "phrase" makes sense, and matches sources. (English)
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at least two words are required (English)
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The phrase "word or phrase" is very often seen in many sources as part of a definition of something, implying that "phrase" is at least implicitly understood as having at least 2 wrods. (English)

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