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  expression figurée
  expression référentielle
  expressivité
  exprimabilité
  expurgé
  extensif
  extension1
extension2
  extension métaphorique
  extension sémantique
  extensionnel
  extérieur
  extériorisation
  externe
  extéroceptivité

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semantic extension

[Subentry of extension1, semantic]

Fr    extension2, extension de sens, extension sémantique

Synonym(s): broadening of meaning, extension2, extension of meaning, widening of meaning

Related term(s): polysemia, polysemy

Domain: Semantics

Source(s): Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 237; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 82 (extension (a)); Hock 1986: 290, 303; Matthews 1997: 123, 334; Nash 1968: 137 (meaning extension), 210 (semantic expansion); Pei & Gaynor 1954: 70, 193 (#2)


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  self-regulation
  self-repair
  self-select
  self-selection
  semanalysis
  semanteme
  semantic
  semantic analysis
  semantic anomaly
  semantic content
  semantic differential
  semantic domain
  semantic drift
  semantic entailment
semantic extension

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