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What is a nonconversational implicature?

 

Definition
 

A nonconversational implicature is a nonconventional implicature that arises from the operation of a principle or maxim of language usage other than the cooperative principle and conversational maxims, such as an implicature derived from an assumption of the informativeness principle.

Kind
  Here is a kind of nonconversational implicature:
 
Generic
  A nonconversational implicature is a kind of
 
Source
 

Levinson 1983 131


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