US: /ˈpæɹəˌɡɹæf/, /ˈpɛɹəˌɡɹæf/
UK: /pˈæɹəɡɹˌæf/

English Vietnamese dictionary

paragraph /'pærəgrɑ:f/
  • danh từ
    • đoạn văn
    • dấu mở đầu một đoạn văn; dấu xuống dòng
    • mẫu tin (trên báo, thường không có đề)
    • ngoại động từ
      • sắp xếp (một bài...) thành đoạn; chia thành đoạn
      • viết mẫu tin (về người, vật...)

    Advanced English dictionary

    + noun
    (abbreviation par., para.) a section of a piece of writing, usually consisting of several sentences dealing with a single subject. The first sentence of a paragraph starts on a new line: an opening / introductory paragraph + Write a paragraph on each of the topics given below. + See paragraph 15 of the handbook.

    Collocation dictionary


    new | introductory, opening


    begin, start
    Start each paragraph on a new line.


    in a/the ~
    The identity of the murderer is revealed in the very last paragraph.
    | in accordance with/under ~
    (law) Cancellation charges will apply in accordance with paragraph 4 above.
    | ~ about
    a paragraph about the writer's reaction to his mother's death

    Concise English dictionary

    paragraphs|paragraphed|paragraphing'pærəgræf /-grɑːf
    +one of several distinct subdivisions of a text intended to separate ideas; the beginning is usually marked by a new indented line
    +divide into paragraphs, as of text
    +write about in a paragraph
    +write paragraphs; work as a paragrapher