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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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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)
HARTMANN, R.R.K. & STORK, F.C. (1972) Dictionary of Language and Linguistics. London: Applied Science Publishers.


Matthews 1997: 123
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Nash 1968: 137 (meaning extension)
NASH, Rose. (1968) Multilingual Lexicon of Linguistics and Philology: English, Russian, German, French. Coral Gables, FL: University of Miami Press. 


Nida 1975: 11-12
NIDA, Eugene. (1975) Componential Analysis of Meaning. The Hague: Mouton. (SM)


Pei & Gaynor 1954: 70
PEI, Mario A. & GAYNOR, Frank. (1954) A Dictionary of Linguistics. New York : Philosophical Library.


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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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