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One entry found for figurative.
Main Entry: fig·u·ra·tive
Pronunciation: primarystressfig-(y)schwa-rschwat-iv
Function: adjective
: expressing one thing in terms normally used for another : METAPHORICAL <the figurative use of "foot" in "the foot of the mountain">
- fig·u·ra·tive·ly adverb
- fig·u·ra·tive·ness noun

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