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noun 
  1. (uncountable) The use of a word or phrase to refer to something that it isn't, implying a similarity between the word or phrase used and the thing described, and without the words "like" or "as".
  2. (countable) The word or phrase used in this way. An implied comparison.
Etymology: From the and metaphora (polytonic, ) (a transfer), the transferring of the meaning of one word to another word.


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