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the connotative meaning of a word refer to

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    The emotional meaning rather than the denotation, the dictionary definition. To call a woman a "cow" in the USA, would infer that she is fat and ungainly. (It does not mean that she is herbivorous and chews her cud.) However, in India, since cows are sacred, it might have a different meaning.

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