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  • noun Plural form of semanticist.


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  • This speech is what semanticists call high order abstraction, sounds good but very light on meaningful content.

    Obama: 'If you misrepresent what's in the plan, we will call you out' 2009

  • Foreshadowing a favorite approach of the 20th century, medieval semanticists like Ockham

    The Correspondence Theory of Truth David, Marian 2009

  • The challenge for semanticists is to describe the linguistic meaning of ˜she™ without slighting the significant semantic differences between its various use.

    Again 2009

  • More generally, quotation presents semanticists with a particularly challenging range of puzzles.

    Quotation Cappelen, Herman 2009

  • Furthermore, complex demonstratives seem to describe objects in much the way that definite descriptions do, and many semanticists since Bertrand Russell have held that definite descriptions are quantifer phrases and not singular terms.

    Again 2009

  • If the quotation marks in this sentence were semantically superfluous (as they are according to non-semanticists such as Recanati and Stainton), then this occurrence of ˜us™ should be read as spoken by the journalist (i.e. the reporter).

    Quotation Cappelen, Herman 2009

  • This presents a difficult challenge to semanticists.

    Again 2009

  • This appearance is also borne out by the standard semantic analyses proposed by linguists and semanticists.

    Platonism in the Philosophy of Mathematics Linnebo, Øystein 2009

  • Most semanticists deny that these quantifier phrases are singular terms.

    Again 2009

  • The goal of articulating a logical framework tailored to a representational system that is motivated by systematic evidence about meanings in natural languages is not acknowledged by all linguistic semanticists.

    Logic and Artificial Intelligence Thomason, Richmond 2008


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