synecdoque

FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin synecdochē, from Ancient Greek συνεκδοχή (sunekdokhḗ, receiving together).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /si.nɛk.dɔk/
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NounEdit

synecdoque f (plural synecdoques)

  1. synecdoche (figure of speech)

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