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English definition of “semiotics”

semiotics

noun [U]     /ˌsem.iˈɒt.ɪks/ US  /-ˈɑː.t̬ɪks/ specialized
the study of signs and symbols, what they mean, and how they are usedSigns, signals and symbolsSpecific signs and symbolsReadingWriting and typing semiotic     /-ɒt.ɪk/ US  /-ˈɑː.t̬ɪk/ adjective semiotician     /ˌsem.ɪ.əˈtɪʃ.ən/ noun [C]
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