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  • 1 Literal and figurative language — Literal and Figurative Languages have been divided into two separate classes by more traditional systems for analyzing language. In short, literal language refers to facts without any exaggerations or alterations of the subject at hand while… …

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  • 2 Figurative — may refer to:*Figurative art *Figurative language *Neofigurative Art …

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  • 3 Language arts — is the general academic subject area dealing with developing comprehension and capacity for use of written and oral language. The five strands of the Language arts are reading, writing, speaking, listening, and viewing (visual literacy), as… …

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  • 4 language, philosophy of — Philosophical study of the nature and use of natural languages and the relations between language, language users, and the world. It encompasses the philosophical study of linguistic meaning (see semantics), the philosophical study of language… …

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  • 5 figurative — adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. representing by a figure or resemblance ; emblematic b. of or relating to representation of form or figure in art < figurative sculpture > 2. a. expressing one thing in terms normally denoting another with which …

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  • 6 figurative — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Characterized by symbolism and imagery Nouns 1. figurativeness, figure of speech, figurative language, device; metaphor, conceit, euphuism; dead metaphor, mixed metaphor; way of speaking, colloquialism,… …

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  • 7 Language barrier — is a figurative phrase used primarily to indicate the difficulties faced when people, who have no language in common, attempt to communicate with each other. It may also be used in other contexts. Language barrier and communicationTypically,… …

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  • 8 figurative — late 14c., from O.Fr. figuratif metaphorical, from L.L. figurativus, from figurat , pp. stem of figurare (see FIGURE (Cf. figure)). Of speech, language, etc., involving figures of speech, from 1845. Related: Figuratively …

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  • 9 language — noun 1 system of communication ADJECTIVE ▪ first, native ▪ She grew up in Mexico, so her first language is Spanish. ▪ foreign, second ▪ How many foreign languages does she speak? …

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  • 10 figurative — [ˈfɪgərətɪv] adj a figurative meaning is not the usual LITERAL meaning of a word or phrase, but makes a description more interesting ‘My love is like a red, red rose is an example of the figurative use of language.[/ex] figuratively adv …

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  • 11 figurative — adj. Figurative is used with these nouns: ↑art, ↑artist, ↑expression, ↑language, ↑meaning, ↑painter, ↑painting, ↑sculpture, ↑sense, ↑usage, ↑work …

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  • 12 language barrier — noun A figurative phrase for the difficulties faced when people who have no language in common attempt to communicate with each other …

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  • 13 Hawaiian language — Hawaiian ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi Spoken in Hawaiʻi: concentrated on Niʻihau and Hawaiʻi, but speakers throughout the Hawaiian Islands and the U.S. mainland …

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  • 14 Croatian Sign Language — Hrvatski znakovni jezik Signed in Croatia Native signers (30,000 all dialects of YSL)  (date missing) Language family …

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  • 15 Universal Networking Language — (UNL) is a declarative formal language specifically designed to represent semantic data extracted from natural language texts. It can be used as a pivot language in interlingual machine translation systems or as a knowledge representation… …

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  • 16 HEBREW LANGUAGE — This entry is arranged according to the following scheme: pre biblical biblical the dead sea scrolls mishnaic medieval modern period A detailed table of contents precedes each section. PRE BIBLICAL nature of the evidence the sources phonology… …

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  • 17 Maidu language — Northeastern Maidu Májdy Spoken in United States Region California Native speakers 1 or 2  (date missing) …

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  • 18 Speech-Language Pathology in School Settings — Speech language pathology is a fast growing profession that, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, offers about 96,000 jobs in the United States alone. It relates to many educational disciplines such as communication sciences, linguistics …

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  • 19 Javanese language — Not to be confused with Japanese language. Javanese ꦧꦱꦗꦮ (Basa Jawa) Spoken in Java (Indonesia) Peninsular Malaysia Suriname New Caledonia …

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  • 20 Ottoman Turkish language — Ottoman Turkish لسان عثمانى‎ lisân ı Osmânî Spoken in Ottoman Empire …

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