Metaphrase



[met-uh-freyz] /ˈmɛt əˌfreɪz/

noun
1.
a literal translation.
verb (used with object), metaphrased, metaphrasing.
2.
to translate, especially literally.
3.
to change the phrasing or literary form of.
/ˈmɛtəˌfreɪz/
noun
1.
a literal translation Compare paraphrase
verb (transitive)
2.
to alter or manipulate the wording of
3.
to translate literally

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