lexicalisation

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lexicalize or lexicalise (ˈlɛksɪkəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
linguistics to form (a word or lexeme) or (of a word or lexeme) to be formed from constituent morphemes, words, or lexemes, as to form cannot from can and not
 
lexicalise or lexicalise
 
vb
 
lexicali'zation or lexicalise
 
n
 
lexicali'sation or lexicalise
 
n

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