connotation

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌkɒnəˈteɪʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˌkɑnəˈteɪʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kon′ə tāshən)


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Sense: Noun: implied meaning
Synonyms:
implied meaning, implicit meaning, implication , underlying meaning, hidden meaning, secondary meaning, figurative meaning, double meaning, ambiguity, overtone, undertone, undercurrent, suggestion , insinuation, allusion, symbolism, essence , nuance , hint , note , innuendo, shade of meaning, association , idea
Sense: Noun: significance
Synonyms:
significance , meaning , sense , denotation, literal meaning, true meaning, real meaning, explicit meaning, signification (formal), import (formal), purport (formal)

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