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lexical
American English: /ˈlɛksək(ə)l/
British English: /ˈlɛksɪk(ə)l/

Translation of lexical in Spanish:

adjective

  • Example sentences
    • Further it is hypothesized that there are different formulators for each language, while there is one lexicon where lexical elements from different languages are stored together.
    • In terms of lexical category ambiguity, languages do differ in the extent to which their word-forms are specialized for syntactic function.
    • Nevertheless, there is an inverse correlation between the lexical expansion of a language and the iconicity of its grammar.

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