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metonymy
American English: /məˈtɑnəmi/
British English: /mɪˈtɒnɪmi/

Translation of metonymy in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • Another characteristic of the semantics of slang is the tendency to name things indirectly and figuratively, especially through metaphor, metonymy, and irony.
    • There is a typology of rhetorical figures of speech made up of four tropes, they in turn govern the way we operate language: metaphor, metonymy, synecdoche, and irony.
    • Traditional and cognitive rhetorics differ most markedly in their approach to metaphor, metonymy, and other figures.

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