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something visible or evident that gives grounds for believing in the existence or presence of something else

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Simultaneously--synchronically, I should say--architectural discourse, highly pertinent, filled with significations, has supplanted architectural production (the production of a space rich with meaning).
Le voyage nocturne a aussi pour signification et finalite d'inciter les croyants a ne pas mettre en doute certains faits spectaculaires (Grands signes) "Mouajizates" cites dans le Saint Coran et dont l'ascension du prophete est certes le plus phenomenal puisque ne repondant a aucune regle ou loi de la nature telles que concues par l'homme.
Ainsi, le constructivisme s'arroge la revendication scientifique de reveler la modalite par laquelle le savoir, constitueE d'idees, de symboles, de concepts, de significations et de pratiques discursives, modele la facon dont les agents comprennent, interpretent et construisent le monde.
Structures include codes of signification or the constitution of meaning.
11) Thus, the point de capiton functions in the Symbolic order as a producer of meaning, an anchor for signification, while remaining illusionary.
However, the overall approach to the text is problematic: the imposition of theory on the documentation we have left of Campana's life and work seems to limit the extent of an attempt to understand the authentic reasons that motivated the poet to write, and therefore runs the risk of undermining the relevance and the infinite signification on to which a literary text opens.
While Pluth insists that the subject is not an identity, his use of the term 'the subject-as-meaning' and his description of the subject 'as a signifier representing a meaning to another signifier' (50), as well as his emphasis on identification, attribute imaginary signification to the subject of language.
The evaluated number is then multiplied with the factor of signification [a.
Lie ends by considering processes by which social classification and signification limit the freedom of individuals to fully participate in their own realities, noting that the reemergence of regional identities spearheads environmental activism (p171) and the attempt to conform to an imagined Japanese essence stifles individualism (p165).
lt;/pre> <p>For her, the "ghastly Fright" that materializes is semiotic: its sign is the sudden appearance of four naked, young black men and its gothic signification is fear and desire, complex emotional responses that keep Bertha from advancing or fully retreating.
Jagodzinski, drawing on the Lacanian psychoanalytic paradigm, maintains that a new set of signifiers is required to grasp the sliding signification of contemporary "youth.
She delves into the backlash from more conservative elements in the African American arts community, who see Walker's work as mere objectification and humiliation, rather than as the highly nuanced inversion and signification of slave era symbols.
According to the document, a pharmacogenomic test may be considered a valid biomarker if "it is measured in an analytical test system with well-established performance characteristics" and "there is an established scientific framework or body of evidence that elucidates the physiologic, pharmacologic, toxicologic, or clinical signification of the test result.
Content Standard: Choosing and using metaphor and signification.
Crane notes how ideologies of social mobility and women's construction of alternative dress mitigated rigid class and gender identities and "closed" systems of signification.