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refer +‎ -ent

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referent (plural referents)

  1. (semantics) The specific entity in the world that a word or phrase identifies or denotes.
  2. That which is referenced.

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referent m (plural referents)

  1. (linguistics) referent

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referent (feminine referenta, masculine plural referents, feminine plural referentes)

  1. referencing, referring

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from German Referent, from Latin referēns, present participle of referō.

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referent m (feminine equivalent referentka)

  1. speaker (one who makes a speech to an audience)

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