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  exposition
  expressif1
  expressif2
  expression1
  expression2
  expression3
  expression familière
  expression figurée
  expression référentielle
  expressivité
  exprimabilité
  expurgé
  extensif
  extension1
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extension of meaning

[Subentry of extension2, meaning]

Fr    extension2, extension de sens, extension sémantique

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

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

Related term(s): polysemia, polysemy

Domain: Semantics

Source(s): Hartmann & Stork 1972: 82 (extension (a), expansion); Matthews 1997: 123; Nash 1968: 137 (meaning extension); Nida 1975: 11-12; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 70


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  expressive aphasia
  expressive aphasia
  expressive meaning
  expressivity
  Extended Projection Principle (EPP)
  extension1
  extension2
extension of meaning
  extension3
  extensional
  exterior
  external
  external argument
  external focalization
  external incidence

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