adjective Linguistics.

  1. (in distinctive feature analysis) characterized by relatively extensive contact or constriction between the articulating organs, as the (sh) in show in contrast to the (s) in so.


  1. logic (of a term) referring only to some members of the class designated by the term, as doctors in some doctors are overworked
  2. commerce (of a profit) not paid in dividends to the shareholders of a company but retained to help finance its trading

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