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semiotics

noun [U] uk   /ˌsem.iˈɒt.ɪks/  us   /-ˈɑː.t̬ɪks/ specialized
the study of signs and symbols, what they mean, and how they are used
semiotic
adjective uk   /-ɒt.ɪk/  us   /-ˈɑː.t̬ɪk/
semiotician
noun [C] uk   us   /ˌsem.ɪ.əˈtɪʃ.ən/
Translations of “semiotics”
in Chinese (Traditional) 符號學…
in Chinese (Simplified) 符号学…
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