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A Glossary of Semantics and Pragmatics

A Glossary of Semantics and Pragmatics
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This is a clear and handy reference book for those beginning the study of semantics or pragmatics. This alphabetic guide introduces terms referring to key concepts in semantics and pragmatics. The study of meaning as it is conveyed through language - the domain of semantics and pragmatics - is one of the central concerns of linguistics, and its importance cannot be exaggerated. Written by an author well-known in the field of semantics, the glossary provides clear and accessible explanations of terms drawn from a wide range of theoretical approaches.