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- n. The use of a single word to convey a complex idea
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Holophrastic expression; combination of a complex of ideas and their signs into one word, especially a verb.
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“Too long evacuate,” Jim said, falling into holophrasis mostly for the fun of it.