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|Subject:||Semantics or pragmatics?|
I was wondering which area of linguistics deals with perceived vs.
intended meaning of a word. For example, if I say the word
''socialism'', it has certain connotations for me, but my listener might
have very different connotations. Would that be semantics or
It could also be political science!
|Reply From:||Anthea Fraser Gupta click here to access email|