[ tak-seem ]
/ ˈtæk sim /
a feature of the arrangement of elements in a construction, as selection, order, phonetic modification, or modulation.
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OTHER WORDS FROM taxemetax·e·mic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for taxeme
/ (ˈtæksiːm) /
linguistics any element of speech that may differentiate one utterance from another with a different meaning, such as the occurrence of a particular phoneme, the presence of a certain intonation, or a distinctive word order
Derived forms of taxemetaxemic, adjective
Word Origin for taxeme
C20: from Greek taxis order, arrangement + -eme
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