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  • IPA: /sɪˈmæntɪks/

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semantics

  1. (linguistics) A branch of linguistics studying the meaning of words.
  2. The study of the relationship between words and their meanings.
  3. The individual meanings of words, as opposed to the overall meaning of a passage.
    You're arguing semantics and completely ignoring my point.

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