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deixis definition

  • noun:
    • The function of a deictic word in specifying its referent in certain context.
    • A reference within a sentence that relies on the framework being proven to interpret correctly.
    • the event or operation of a deictic word; the big event of pointing or indicating from the point of view of a participant in an act of message or writing; aspects of a communication whoever explanation depends on knowledge of the framework where communication does occur.
    • the big event of pointing or indicating from viewpoint of a participant in an act of message or writing; aspects of a communication whoever interpretation is dependent on understanding of the context where the communication does occur
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