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general semantics Syllabification: gen·er·al se·man·tics

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Definition of general semantics in English:

plural noun

[usually treated as singular]
A system of linguistic philosophy developed by Alfred Korzybski (1879–1950), which explores the arbitrary nature of words and symbols and attempts to refine ways of using language.

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