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n. pl. ho·mon·y·mies
The quality or condition of being homonymous.
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the state or quality of a given word’s having the same spelling and the same sound or pronunciation as another word, but with a different meaning, as race ’tribe’ and race ’running contest.’ Cf. heteronymy. — homonym, n. — homonymous, adj.See also: Language
the state or quality of sounding identical, whether spelled identically or not, as bear and bare.See also: Sound
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|Noun||1.||homonymy - the relation between two words that are spelled the same way but differ in meaning or the relation between two words that are pronounced the same way but differ in meaning|
linguistic relation - a relation between linguistic forms or constituents
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