Phrasal



[frey-zuh l] /ˈfreɪ zəl/

adjective
1.
of, consisting of, or of the nature of a or :
phrasal construction.
/ˈfreɪzəl/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or composed of phrases
adj.

1871, from phrase (v.) + -al (1). Related: Phrasally.

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