signification

signification

[sig-nuh-fi-key-shuhn]
noun
1.
meaning; import; sense.
2.
the act or fact of signifying; indication.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English significacion (< Old French signification, significaciun) < Latin significātiōn- (stem of significātiō) signal, emphasis, meaning, equivalent to significāt(us), past participle of significāre to signify (see -ate1) + -iōn- -ion

nonsignification, noun
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signification (ˌsɪɡnɪfɪˈkeɪʃən)
 
n
1.  something that is signified; meaning or sense
2.  the act of signifying

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