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  semi-voyelle
  sens
  sens collocatif
  sens compositionnel
  sens contextuel
  sens dérivé
  sens descriptif
  sens fondamental
  sens grammatical
  sens lexical
  sens performatif
  sens référentiel
  sens réfléchi
  sens structural
  sens usuel

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figurative meaning

[Subentry of figurative, meaning]

Fr    sens figuré, sens métaphorique, signification figurative

Synonym(s): metaphoric(al) meaning, transferred meaning

Antonym(s): literal meaning, proper sense

Domain: Rhetorics, Semantics

Source(s): Akmajian etal. 1984: 240 (nonliteral meaning); Beekman & Callow 1974: 124 (figurative sense); Matthews 1997: 128 (figurative sense); Nash 1968: 78; Nöth 1990: 131; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 73; Wales 1989: 175


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  fidelity
  field1
  field2
  field study
  figura
  figurative
  figurative expression
  figurativization
  figure (of speech)
  figure of thought
  file
  filter1
  filter2
  filter3
  filter4

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