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French word list

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  sens compositionnel
  sens contextuel
  sens dérivé
  sens descriptif
  sens fondamental
  sens grammatical
  sens lexical
  sens performatif
  sens référentiel
  sens réfléchi
  sens structural
  sens usuel
  sentiment linguistique
  séparabilité
  séparable

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English

literal meaning

[Subentry of literal, meaning]

Fr    sens littéral, sens propre, signification littérale

Synonym(s): proper sense

Antonym(s): figurative meaning, metaphoric(al) meaning, transferred meaning

Related term(s): metaphor

Domain: Rhetorics, Semantics

Source(s): Akmajian etal. 1984: 240, 409; Collinge 1990: 150; Doke 1935: 140; Levinson 1983: 17 (sentence-meaning); Matthews 1997: 211; Nash 1968: 86 (full meaning), 131; Nöth 1990: 128; Searle 1979: 33-34; Wales 1989: 278


English word list

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  lisp2
  lisping
  list1
  list2
  listen (to)
  listener
  literal
  literariness
  literary
  literary stylistics
  literary translation
  literate
  literature
  litotes
  loan

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