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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
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metaphoric(al) meaning

[Subentry of meaning, metaphorical]

Fr    sens figuré, sens métaphorique

Synonym(s): figurative meaning, transferred meaning

Antonym(s): literal meaning, proper sense

Domain: Semantics

Source(s): ELL: 2454-2455; Hamp 1963: 37 (= marginal meaning, transferred meaning); Lyons 1977: 103 (metaphorical sense); Pike, K. 1967: 603; Searle 1979: 76-77; Wales 1989: 295 (metaphoric sense)


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  metalinguistics
  metaphone
  metaphony
  metaphor
  metaphorical
  metaphoric(al) code switching
  metaphorical extension
  metaphorically
  metaplasm
  metathesis
  meter
  method
  methodical
  methodology
  metonymical

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