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polysemous

adjective uk   /pəˈlɪs.ɪ.məs/ us    /ˌpɑːl.ɪˈsiː-/
A polysemous word has more than one meaning: a highly polysemous word such as "play"
polysemy
noun [U] uk   /pəˈlɪs.ɪ.mi/ us    /ˌpɑːl.ɪˈsiː.mi/
the fact of having more than one meaning
Traducciones de “polysemous”
en chino (tradicionál) 多義詞…
en chino (simplificado) 多义词…
(Definition of polysemous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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