Signification is the structuralist notion for being a sign, i.e. the property of expressions that they stand for other things. A sign is viewed as a composite unit consisting of a relation between an overt signal (the signifier) and the information that this overt signal evokes (the signified).
- Frawley, W. 1992. Linguistic semantics, Laurence Erlbaum Associates:New York/London.
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