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Definition of denotation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

denotation

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌdiːnəʊˈteɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːnoʊˈteɪʃn//
 
(specialist)
 
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the act of naming something with a word; the actual object or idea to which the word refers compare connotation
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: denotation