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GATE | GATE-CS-2016 (Set 1) | Question 2

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  • Last Updated : 28 Jun, 2021

A rewording of something written or spoken is a ______________.

(A) paraphrase
(B) paradox
(C) paradigm
(D) paraffin


Answer: (A)

Explanation: Paraphrase – To express something in different words so that it becomes easy for the listener to understand.
 
Paradox – A statement which sounds logical, but proves to be illogical when investigated.
 
Paradigm – A way of looking or thinking (perception) about something.
 
Paraffin – A flammable substance used in candles, polishes, etc.
 
So, A is the correct choice.

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