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semantic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Linguistics
semanticse‧man‧tic /sɪˈmæntɪk/ ●○○ adjective formal 🔊 🔊 SLrelating to the meanings of wordssemantically /-kli/ adverb
Examples from the Corpus
semanticIt is, of course, perfectly possible for a sentence to exhibit semantic and grammatical deviance simultaneously: 7.A semantic constituent which can not be segmented into more elementary semantic constituents will be termed a minimal semantic constituent.This example illustrates again the important difference between semantic constraints and these sorts of pragmatic constraints.The semantic distinction between "criticism" and "feedback" can be important.The syntactic and semantic information about each of these words is then made available to the relevant processors.Another important semantic property of words, in particular words put together into phrases, is anomaly.However, during the present project the limitations of the established semantic theories have become apparent.Modifiers can create other complications for compositionality, which must also be reflected in a semantic theory of the language.How might we represent these kinds of facts in a semantic theory?
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