denotative meaning


Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

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  • denotative — adjective a) That denotes or names; designative b) Specific to the primary meaning of a term …   Wiktionary

  • denotative — adjective 1. having the power of explicitly denoting or designating or naming • Syn: ↑denotive • Ant: ↑connotative • Similar to: ↑appellative, ↑naming, ↑designative, ↑extensional …   Useful english dictionary

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