Definition of componential analysis noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

componential analysis

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noun
BrE BrE//kɒmpəˌnenʃl əˈnæləsɪs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɑːmpəˌnenʃl əˈnæləsɪs//
 
[uncountable](linguistics)
 
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the study of meaning by analysing the different parts of words
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