A passphrase is a type of password, made up of a sequence of words. A passphrase could include numbers and symbols in addition to words.

When creating a strong password, a passphrase is easier to remember than a random combination of characters. Passphrases make it possible to remember longer sequences of characters, and longer passwords are stronger than shorter ones.

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