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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Preterition (0.01065 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Preterition.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: preterition preterition n : suggesting by deliberately concise treatment that much of significance is omitted [syn: paralepsis, paraleipsis, paralipsis]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Preterition Preterition \Pre`ter*i"tion\ (?; 277), n. [L. praeteritio: cf. F. pr['e]t['e]rition.] 1. The act of passing, or going past; the state of being past. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] 2. (Rhet.) A figure by which, in pretending to pass over anything, a summary mention of it is made; as, “I will not say, he is valiant, he is learned, he is just.” Called also paraleipsis. [1913 Webster] 3. (Law) The omission by a testator of some one of his heirs who is entitled to a portion. --Bouvier. [1913 Webster]

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