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noun 
  1. the concept that words, signs and symbols may have multiple meanings
... , which is the greedy habit habit some words have of taking more than one meaning for themselves. w:Erin McKean?, Erin McKean?, http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/view/id/161 speech at TED.
Translations: 
  • French: polysémie
  • Dutch: polysemie

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