metonymy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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metonymynoun [U]

uk   /metˈɒn.ə.mi/  us   /məˈtɑː.nə-/ specialized
the ​act of referring to something using a word that ​describes one of ​itsqualities or ​features
metonym
noun [C] uk   /ˈmet.ə.nɪm/  us   /ˈmet̬-/
metonymic
adjective uk   /ˌmetˈɒn.ə.mɪk/  us   /ˌməˈtɑː.nə-/
(Definition of metonymy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 换喻,转喻…
in Chinese (Traditional) 換喻,轉喻…
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