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- adj. Using an inclusive term for something included, or vice versa; using something spoken of as the whole (hand for laborer) or vice-versa (the court for the judge).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Expressed by synecdoche; implying a synecdoche.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of the nature of or expressed by synecdoche; implying a synecdoche.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. using the name of a part for that of the whole or the whole for the part; or the special for the general or the general for the special; or the material for the thing made of it
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