denotative


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having the power of explicitly denoting or designating or naming

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in accordance with fact or the primary meaning of a term

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This thus would compel me to explore beyond the standard denotative and etymological definitions of Africa (spelling authors emphasis).
The frequency of the cosmetic denotative meaning and the development of connotative meanings, also common, starting from this core sense of the common lexis, require the return to the lexicographical definitions and their correlation with the reality of texts.
We denote s to the systemic significance being a denotative significance.
The denotative museum world is far behind us as this new museum strategy dominates.
Evaluative markers in the conceptual space ACTION, on the other hand, are characterized by more stable but multifarious denotative senses and fewer attitudinal possibilities.
For example, some "primitive" tribes seem to own a rhythmic language which sends messages (in the proper, denotative meaning of the terms) in the absence of words.
No matter how strictly denotative the proper name may appear, it is definitely not automatically free of ideology: while in itself it may signify a transient person, its employment has a decisive function in establishing how we judge and act.
Shakespeare corrected; English perfected--theories of language from the Middle Ages to Modernity" sees Shakespeare on the medieval side of the divide on which we stand on the seventeenth-century side (performative spoken language--language that makes things happen--is the standard; to understand language as written and denotative is to work from a concept of language guaranteed to misinterpret early modern texts).
You wonder, then, if language became a denotative instrument that continues to jar with Maori because it is denotative, and not part of everyday phenomena in a material sense.
Thus its denotative sense now needs to be further refined and established so that the word may be used properly.
Traditionally, meaningfulness of stimuli has been defined in terms of their denotative and connotative properties.
Ryan Avatars, 110-1), the Mall of America link provides a denotative connection between the proper noun and the object to which it refers and preserves the linguistic schema relation between signifier and signified.
Colour codes have different functions--connotative codes provide information by colour recognition alone and are used in electrical work as well as transport systems whereas denotative codes segregate items of information and are widely used in business and industry.
They are "need-based borrowings", 'necessary borrowings'), monosemic (thus, they lack ambiguity) and denotative.
From a Millian perspective, these structures have no meaning beyond their denotative function.