sinécdoque

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin synecdoche, from Ancient Greek συνεκδοχή (sunekdokhḗ) "jointly receiving", from σύν (sún, with) + ἐκ (ek, out of) + δέχεσθαι (dékhesthai, to accept), this last element related to δοκέω (dokéō) "I think, suppose, seem".

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Noun[edit]

sinécdoque f (plural sinécdoques)

  1. (rhetoric) synecdoche, synecdochy