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referent
American English: /ˈrɛf(ə)rənt/
British English: /ˈrɛf(ə)r(ə)nt/

Translation of referent in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • Meaning postulates are not about the sense of words but about their referents.
    • But in the following passage the syntax is such that the referent of the word lap is ambiguous.
    • Furthermore, demonstrative nominal and demonstrative pronominal anaphors appeared to function quite differently in expressing differences in transition stages of discourse referents.

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