Translation of denotation in Spanish:

denotation

denotación, n.

Pronunciation /ˌdinoʊˈteɪʃən//diːnəʊˈteɪʃn/

noun

formal

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    denotación feminine formal
    • Revenge was such a malicious and stupid act in some people's definition, but the denotation to her was justice.
    • It is therefore perhaps best to say that a synonym is a word that shares the same denotation with another word.
    • While the author writes knowledgeably about economic and other historical events, he illuminates colonial tropes, mimicry, parody, and other dynamics between metropolitan denotation and colonial connotation.
    • That's why I've decided to change the denotation of several ordinary words in order to develop my own slang.
    • Westerners have accepted the Japanese selection of the word ‘gentleness’ and have, arbitrarily, without familiarity or regard for the founder's intentions, taken the word in its absolute denotation.
    • Economy in denotation and connotation can prohibit thought as well as promote it.
    • For what is money but a denotation of value, a placeholder marking the commonly accepted worth of a good or service?
    • In these cases, the connotation is relied upon more than the denotation.
    • Note that there is a ‘left’ and a ‘right’ side denotation for the brackets.
    • In the Millian view, proper names have denotation, but not connotation.
    • Those of us who weren't born before WWII know the denotation of the name ‘Hitler’ but we have no experience with the connotation.
    • But the question arises of whether there could possibly be a singular name that in some way manages to have the sort of denotation that would allow a singular they to refer back to it.
    • Barthes is particularly interested in the connotation, as opposed to denotation, of social signs; that is, their secondary meaning.
    • And that form of speech only came to be fully understood in the theories of reference which appeared much later, when reference and denotation came to be more clearly separated from description and attribution.
    • Connotations often imply emotion and imagery, while denotations transmit a defined meaning.
    • In any case, it is a source of pride to our students and community, and just goes to show how the denotation of a word is only half the story…
    • The simplest denotation of a tree, a trunk dividing upward into two thick branches, appears against placeless black.
    • This type of denotation was not used just to name the child in question, but to express the kind of bond and identification that preservice teachers had developed with their children.
    • A single flaw in the process could send the entire denotation of the page askew.
    • The shared nature of this trust suggests its denotation as communal trust.