referential
adjective Date: 1660 of, containing, or constituting a reference; especially pointing to or involving a referent <
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referentiality nounreferentially adverb

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  • Referential — Ref er*en tial ( shal), a. Containing a reference; pointing to something out of itself; as, notes for referential use. {Ref er*en tial*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • referential — (adj.) 1650s, from REFERENCE (Cf. reference) on model of INFERENTIAL (Cf. inferential), etc …   Etymology dictionary

  • referential — [ref΄ə ren′shəl] adj. [< REFERENCE (as if < L * referentia) + AL] 1. containing a reference 2. used for reference referentially adv …   English World dictionary

  • referential — referentially, adv. /ref euh ren sheuhl/, adj. 1. having reference: referential to something. 2. containing a reference. 3. used for reference. [1650 60; REFERENT + IAL] * * * …   Universalium

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  • referential — referent …   Philosophy dictionary

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