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OSTENSIVE DEFINITION

 Dictionary entry overview: What does ostensive definition mean? 

OSTENSIVE DEFINITION (noun)
  The noun OSTENSIVE DEFINITION has 1 sense:

1. a definition that points out or exhibits instances of the term defined

  Familiarity information: OSTENSIVE DEFINITION used as a noun is very rare.


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OSTENSIVE DEFINITION (noun)


Sense 1ostensive definition [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A definition that points out or exhibits instances of the term defined

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("ostensive definition" is a kind of...):

definition (a concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase or symbol)


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