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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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English

widening of meaning

[Subentry of meaning]

Fr    extension2, extension de sens, extension sémantique

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

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

Domain: Semantics

Source(s): Hamp 1963: 60 (widened meaning); Hartmann & Stork 1972: 82; Matthews 1997: 404


English word list

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  wh-island constraint
  whisper1
  whisper2
  whispered
  whispering
  wh-phrase
  Wh-raising
widening of meaning
  windpipe
  witness
  word
  word blindness
  word play
  word(-)class
  word-combination

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