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deixis


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  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  deixis 
  n  :  the  function  of  pointing  or  specifying  from  the  perspective 
  of  a  participant  in  an  act  of  speech  or  writing;  aspects 
  of  a  communication  whose  interpretation  depends  on 
  knowledge  of  the  context  in  which  the  communication 
  occurs 




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