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denotative

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adjective de·no·ta·tive \ˈdē-nō-ˌtā-tiv, di-ˈnō-tə-tiv\

Definition of denotative

  1. 1 :  denoting or tending to denote

  2. 2 :  relating to denotation



Examples of denotative in a sentence

  1. <a string of absences from this course will be seen as denotative of the student's lack of interest in it>



Circa 1611

First Known Use of denotative

circa 1611


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