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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of phrase.

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Examples

  • HIs present inquiry, as phrased, is not such as to elicit such more illuminating answers, and as such can not have much to say of the nature of socialism.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Competing Explanations for the Oppressive Nature of Socialism

  • Somewhere between Faust's bartered lease on life and the Count's countless days — between the poet seeking an immortality in phrased voice that he thinks will compensate for his soul's fate and the damned polyglot soul so committed to leaving his body's imprint that poetic justice requires his being hounded down by textual inscription — somewhere between these poles falls the watershed Victorian moment of a long if ultimately posthumous Romanticism.

    Phonemanography: Romantic to Victorian

  • Given their lack of diversity, it was perhaps unsurprising that all four newsmen expressed the unitary thought that mainstream news operations already are, as the session title phrased it, "meeting industry challenges" and, in general, are performing admirably.

    Rory O'Connor: Network News Chiefs: The Future's So Bright!

  • "Elimination of waste motion," Martin phrased it as he watched and patterned after.

    Chapter 16

  • That’s nicely phrased from a classroom perspective.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » NRA Convention report

  • He also believes that neither Gates nor Clinton believe in Leverett's coined phrased, "a grand bargain," and he isn't sure at all Pres.

    Taylor Marsh: Iran Pre Election Polling Results from Terror Free Tomorrow

  • Was the idea phrased this way for any other purpose than to make a rhyme?

    Selections from Poe

  • Obama administration, however diplomatically phrased, that is perhaps the most noteworthy aspect of his interviews on Wednesday.

    The Guardian World News

  • Swann did not understand the question no matter how it was re-phrased - in other words the treasurer of Australia does not know what the cost of capital is for Australian companies.

    The Age News Headlines

  • We're talking about a beat that's built around gunshots, slang phrased lyrics that 90% of the British public won't be able to even begin to comprehend, and a single deemed 'too hood' for the record label to bother releasing in the UK.

    NME Features

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