Definition of lexical meaning noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


lexical meaning

BrE BrE//ˈleksɪkl miːnɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈleksɪkl miːnɪŋ//
[uncountable, countable]
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the meaning of a word, without paying attention to the way that it is used or to the words that occur with it
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