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de_re

de re

See also: dere and derë

English

Adjective

Examples

On the de re reading of “Peter believes someone is out to get him”, ‘someone’ is specific, picking out some particular individual. There is some person Peter has in mind, and Peter believes that person is out to get him.

de re (not comparable)

  1. (linguistics, philosophy) Taking the thing of reference in consideration.

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Related terms

  • de se

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