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Definition of "word-for-word" []

  • Using exactly the same words (as were originally used). (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "word-for-word" in a sentence
  • "Well … this verbiage seems to come, almost word-for-word, from a March 24, 2009 U.S."
  • "The article is, in many places, a word-for-word quote of the LA TImes article …"
  • "They may replicate those earlier acts exactly, as word-for-word transcriptions."
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