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|Noun||1.||open-class word - a word to which an independent meaning can be assigned|
word - a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning"
noun - a content word that can be used to refer to a person, place, thing, quality, or action
verb - a content word that denotes an action, occurrence, or state of existence
lexical meaning - the meaning of a content word that depends on the nonlinguistic concepts it is used to express
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