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English definition of “connotation”

connotation

noun [C, U]     /ˌkɒnəˈteɪʃən/
the feelings or ideas that words give in addition to their meanings : The word ' second-hand ' has connotations of poor quality .Meaning and significanceTypifying, illustrating and exemplifying
(Definition of connotation noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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