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  expression référentielle
  expressivité
  exprimabilité
  expurgé
  extensif
  extension1
  extension2
  extension métaphorique
  extension sémantique
  extensionnel
  extérieur
  extériorisation
  externe
  extéroceptivité
  extraction1

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extension de sens

[Subentry of extension2, sens]

Eng    broadening of meaning, extension2, extension of meaning, semantic extension, widening of meaning

Synonym(s): extension2, extension sémantique

Antonym(s): restriction de sens

Related term(s): polysémie

Domain: Semantics

Source(s): Dubois etal. 1994: 193; Mounin 1974: 135; Neveu 2005: 53


English word list

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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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