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Word of the Week 4-16-2014

Polysemous

pä-lē-ˈsē-məs, pə-ˈli-sə-məs
adjective
Having multiple, diverse meanings.
The coexistence of many possible meanings for a word or phrase. Having more than one possible meaning; ambiguous words.
“Is it true that polysemy refers to the fact that most words have more than one meaning?”

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