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signification

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsignificationsig‧nif‧i‧ca‧tion /ˌsɪɡnɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable] formal 🔊 🔊 MEANINGthe intended meaning of a word
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significationIn its usage of the real or referent as signifier, surrealism eminently illustrated de-differentiated signification.This would restrict a general term, applicable to many objects, to one of its significations.Discourses are not just constituted by what is and is not written; other signification systems are involved.The signification of dozen is something he can manipulate, on his fingers and toes if necessary.But elements of a more ambivalent, productive, associative approach to signification also exist within feminist psychology.This broader approach to signification is particularly important in areas like psychoanalysis and applied psychology, which depend heavily on practices.
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