Synecdoche

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  • substituting a more inclusive term for a less inclusive one or vice versa

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  • substituting a more inclusive term for a less inclusive one or vice versa

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  • Synecdoche: article is about the linguistic term. For other uses, see Synecdoche (disambiguation). A synecdoche (/sɪˈnɛkdəkiː/, si-NEK-də-kee; from Greek συνεκδοχή, synekdoche
  • Synecdoche, New York: Synecdoche, New York is a 2008 American postmodern drama film written and directed by Charlie Kaufman, and starring Philip Seymour Hoffman. It is Kaufman's
  • Synecdoche (disambiguation): Synecdoche is a linguistic term Synedoche may also refer to: Synecdoche (genus), a genus of planthoppers Synecdoche, New York, a 2008 American film
  • Synecdoche (genus): Synecdoche is a genus of planthoppers comprising 22 described species in the family Achilidae. All species are New World in distribution, primarily Nearctic

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