Definition of semantic field in English:

semantic field

Line breaks: se¦man|tic field

noun

Linguistics
A lexical set of semantically related items, for example verbs of perception.
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  • Borrowing from English, however, is threatening to disrupt the unity of a great many semantic fields which are linked by these metaphors.
  • This semantic field reveals an emic understanding of blindness, which involves the importance of everything visual in ancient Mediterranean culture.
  • This prediction follows from the idea that spontaneous chain-linkages are generated between semantically related elements, within and across semantic fields.

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