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a noun that denotes a particular thing


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In August, the Forum commended the FDA for issuing this proposed rule to designate official names and proper names for certain biological products as well as a previous submission on Nonproprietary Naming of Biological Products.
Many Muslims use Allah as a proper name for God (like Yahweh is in Judaism), although, of course, it is not a proper name.
These main ideas account for the problems in the vicinity of proper name semantics, but if true they substantially revise our picture of semantics (e.
Legislators like to congratulate themselves when they call evil by its proper name.
Here's a tip for personal injury attorneys and anyone else who writes checks from a trust account on behalf of clients: Take a minute before writing each check to call the payee to confirm the proper name and address to send the check.
When aluminum first entered commercial production, much discussion was held on its proper name.
Finally, he uses the full and proper name of his country, the United States of America.
It's proper name is pulmonary atresia with an intact ventricular septum.
Progesterone is the proper name to signify identical-to-natural progesterone; progestin signifies non-bioidentical progesterone.
Calling the thing by its proper name has become more important than ever.
WE used to call her Boadicea, but the proper name for Britain's first warrior queen is believed to be Boudica.
The old Opera House had been used as a dance hall during the war, and now refurbished and as glamorized as post-war austerity would pen-nit, on February 20, 1946, it raised its curtain on a Royal Gala, presenting (with its proper name restored and a few minor changes) The Sleeping Beauty, with gorgeous new settings and costumes by Oliver Messel.
The proper name of the Board was not used in the editorial.
Both users can then see and hear each other for ten minutes yet no contact details are displayed and a nickname may be used in place of the individual's proper name.
The Self is a stable referent that extends itSelf to its proper name; the proper name thus consists of a transference, a carrying over, from the stable referent of the Self.