Polysemy

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  • the ambiguity of an individual word or phrase that can be used (in different contexts) to express two or more different meanings

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  • the ambiguity of an individual word or phrase that can be used (in different contexts) to express two or more different meanings

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  • Polysemy: "Polysemia" redirects here. For the moth genus, see Polysemia (moth). Polysemy (/pəˈlɪsɨmi/ or /ˈpɒlɨsiːmi/; from Greek: πολυ-, poly-, "many" and σῆμα

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