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con·no·ta·tion

 (kŏn′ə-tā′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of connoting.
2.
a. An idea or meaning suggested by or associated with a word or thing: Hollywood holds connotations of romance and glittering success.
b. The set of associations implied by a word in addition to its literal meaning.
3. Logic The set of attributes constituting the meaning of a term; intension.

con′no·ta′tive adj.
con′no·ta′tive·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.connotative - having the power of implying or suggesting something in addition to what is explicit
implicit, inexplicit - implied though not directly expressed; inherent in the nature of something; "an implicit agreement not to raise the subject"; "there was implicit criticism in his voice"; "anger was implicit in the argument"; "the oak is implicit in the acorn"
denotative, denotive - having the power of explicitly denoting or designating or naming

connotative

adjective
Tending to bring a memory, mood, or image, for example, subtly or indirectly to mind:
Translations

connotative

[ˈkɒnəˌteɪtɪv] ADJconnotativo

connotative

adj meaningNeben-, assoziativ, konnotativ (spec)

connotative

[ˈkɒnəˌteɪtɪv] adjconnotativo/a
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The connotative meaning of the word 'Protocol' as used by both speakers means an accepted code of behaviour in an organisation.
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Al-Hreishi dealt with the structural, metaphorical, symbolical, connotative and ideological aspects of Al-Sayyab's works, noting that the poet started as a Marxist, which drew public disapproval, before converting to the mainstream nationalism.
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