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Synonyms for rephrasing

changing a particular word or phrase

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In a phone interview, Rodriguez said rephrasing the said provisions is not enough to make constitutional the bill, which seeks to implement the government peace deal with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to create a more politically autonomous Bangsamoro entity.
In the passages picked for today there appears to be a rephrasing of the law, a desire to turn to the Lord, a reminder that the Lord is the foundation in whom we are all planted, and a new approach to living.
The question of blooming plants does not need rephrasing to "What is growing in your yard?" for all vegetation in the yard is growing.
Kasit, however, later replied by rephrasing his comments to call Hun Sen ''a gentleman who has the heart of a gangster.''
The new layout included increased friend limit, real-time chatter, a rephrasing of the status update question, along with being able to follow profile pages of celebrities, organisations and causes.
Finnish multi-sector group Done Solutions Corporation (OMX Helsinki:DSO1V) issued an update to its full-year guidance for 2008 on Wednesday (17 December), rephrasing its profit guidance slightly.
Text-based spam still appeals to automated scripts for word scrambling, rephrasing or (synonymic) substitution, while image spam usually deploys obfuscated content.
* Successful after rephrasing -- The concept was ultimately translated appropriately after rephrasing the concept;
In an attempt to backpedal from Dobson's extreme comments, FOF issued a statement rephrasing its position.
Rephrasing the complaint in the first paragraph, what Agora appears to have done is offer a special report to subscribers of their investment publications via e-mail (and make a lot of money on the offer, which evidently annoyed the bureaucrats).
He is drawing upon material from joke books, the internet and academic books and dismantling jokes, rephrasing them to try to discover the linguistic features which make them work.
Adler would try, by rephrasing his questions, to bring the participants to that kind of epiphany of reason whereby obscurity attains verbal clarity and form.
John, the arrangements were somewhat more urbane and classy, with the good Doctor slyly rephrasing chestnuts like "Blue Skies" and "Candy" in a manner reminiscent of his "In a Sentimental Mood" and "Afterglow" albums.
Rephrasing allows you to change a general concern into a specific problem that can then be addressed.
So let's ask another question, and do so by rephrasing a certain advertising slogan: Where do you want to go tomorrow?