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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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broadening of meaning

[Subentry of meaning]

Fr    extension2, extension de sens, extension sémantique

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

Antonym(s): narrowing (of meaning)2, restriction of meaning

Domain: Semantics

Source(s):

Hock 1986: 301
HOCK, Hans Henrich. (1986) Principles of Historical Linguistics. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. (HL)


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  breathe
  breathing
  breathing apparatus
  breathstream
  brevity
  bridge verb
  brief
broadening of meaning
  Broca's aphasia
  Broca's area
  buccal
  bundle
  burr
  Burzio's generalization
  'by' phrase

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