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  • nonliteral — adj.; nonliterally, adv.; nonliteralness, n. * * * …   Universalium

  • nonliteral — adjective Not literal. Syn: figurative …   Wiktionary

  • nonliteral — adj. figurative, metaphorical, not adhering to the strict meaning of the word …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonliteral — adjective (used of the meanings of words or text) not literal; using figures of speech figurative language • Syn: ↑figurative • Ant: ↑literal (for: ↑figurative) • Similar to …   Useful english dictionary

  • nonliteral translation — index paraphrase Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Rashi — /rah shee/, n. (Solomon ben Isaac) 1040 1105, French Hebrew scholar. * * * in full Rabbi Shlomo Yitzhaqi born 1040, Troyes, Champagne died July 13, 1105, Troyes Medieval French commentator on the Bible and the Talmud. He studied in the schools of …   Universalium

  • Miracle — For other uses, see Miracle (disambiguation). The Raising of Lazarus, (c. 1410) from the Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry, Musée Condé, France. A miracle often denotes an event attributed to divine intervention. Alternatively, it may be an… …   Wikipedia

  • language, philosophy of — Philosophical study of the nature and use of natural languages and the relations between language, language users, and the world. It encompasses the philosophical study of linguistic meaning (see semantics), the philosophical study of language… …   Universalium

  • biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …   Universalium

  • figure of speech — noun language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑trope, ↑figure, ↑image • Derivationally related forms: ↑tropical (for: ↑trope) …   Useful english dictionary