signifiant

[see-nyee-fyahn; English sig-nuh-fahy-uh nt]
noun, plural si·gni·fiants [see-nyee-fyahn; English sig-nuh-fahy-uh nts] /si nyiˈfyɑ̃; English ˈsɪg nəˌfaɪ ənts/. French. (in linguistics)
  1. signifier(def 2).
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Contemporary Examples of signifiant

  • The numbers 88 and 14 are signifiant in neo-Nazi culture: “H” is the 8th letter of the alphabet; “HH” stands for “Heil Hitler.”

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    Obama and the Neo-Nazis

    Max Blumenthal

    October 29, 2008