Signifiant



noun, plural signifiants
[see-nyee-fyahn; English sig-nuh-fahy-uh nts] /si nyiˈfyɑ̃; English ˈsɪg nəˌfaɪ ənts/ (Show IPA). French. (in linguistics)
1.
signifier (def 2).

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