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What is a nonconventional implicature?



An nonconventional implicature is a implicature that is drawn in accordance with pragmatic principles, such as the cooperative principle or the informativeness principle, rather than the meaning of a lexical item or expression.

  Here are some kinds of nonconventional implicatures:
  A nonconventional implicature is a kind of

Levinson 1983 127–128, 131–132


Gazdar 1979 49–50

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