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Meaning in language

D. A. Cruse

Meaning in language

an introduction to semantics and pragmatics

by D. A. Cruse

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pragmatics,
  • Semantics

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlan Cruse
    SeriesOxford textbooks in linguistics, Oxford textbooks in linguistics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP325 .C784 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 497 p. :
    Number of Pages497
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24846467M
    ISBN 100199559465
    ISBN 109780199559466
    LC Control Number2010513401
    OCLC/WorldCa646393900

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