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reference meaning

EN[ˈɹɛf.ɹəns] [ˈɹɛf.ɜː(ɹ).əns]
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WReference
  • Reference is a relation between objects in which one object designates, or acts as a means by which to connect to or link to, another object. The first object in this relation is said to refer to the second object.
  • References can take on many forms, including: a thought, a sensory perception that is audible (onomatopoeia), visual (text), olfactory, or tactile, emotional state, relationship with other, spacetime coordinate, symbolic or alpha-numeric,
  • References feature in many spheres of human activity and knowledge, and the term adopts shades of meaning particular to the contexts in which it is used. Some of these are described in the sections below.
FR référence
reference
reference
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Morphemes
      • Suffixes
        • Words by suffix
          • Words suffixed with -ence
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Transitive verbs
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        Meaning of reference for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "reference" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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        Definiteness: Level 9
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