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metonym

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Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈmɛtənɪm/, SAMPA: /"mEt@nIm/

Noun

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metonym

Plural
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  1. A word that names an object from a single characteristic of it or of a closely related object; A word used in metonymy.

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