lexicalization
noun Date: 1949 1. the realization of a meaning in a single word or morpheme rather than in a grammatical construction 2. the treatment of a formerly freely composed, grammatically regular, and semantically transparent phrase or inflected form as a formally or semantically idiomatic expression • lexicalize transitive verb

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  • lexicalized — adjective expressed by a word • Syn: ↑lexicalised • Pertains to noun: ↑lexicalization (for: ↑lexicalised), ↑lexicalization …   Useful english dictionary

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