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The exchange of meanings through written and spoken symbols is (Points : 1) a language. verbal communication. a lexicon. a word.
Weegy: word User: Rules of language that we come to understand largely through context are (Points : 1) phonological. semantic. syntactic. pragmatic. Weegy: 1) phonological. User: Trigger words (Points : 1) do not arouse emotions. arouse emotions. set off similar responses in all receivers. create shared meaning Weegy: b arouse emotions. User: Lauren tells Antwon, "Either you're my friend our you're my enemy." Her statement is polarizing because it (Points : 1) is hurtful. is untrue. does not allow for a middle ground. does not convey a precise meaning Weegy: Lauren's statement is polarizing because it does not allow for a middle ground. User: A nurse tells his friend that he had a difficult day because "a patient coded." They do not understand his meaning because he has used (Points : 1) a relative term. a precise term. a polarizing term. jargon. Weegy: jargon (More)
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The goal of interpreting the meanings and ideas as they are conveyed in language is to ______________. (Points : 1) achieve accuracy and precision learn to speak in front of others provide vagueness and ambiguity learn to criticize others
Weegy: c User: The first rule of fair-minded interpretation is _______________. (Points : 1) unwavering belief in the second rule sensitivity to context and purpose to first answer a question learning to speak well Weegy: The first rule of fair-minded interpretation is sensitivity to context and purpose. User: Which of the following choices fits this meaning: The characteristic of a word or expression as referring to more than one object or as having more than one meaning in a given context or for a given purpose. (Points : 1) problematic ambiguity above-average interpretive skills. interpretive skills. problematic vagueness Weegy: ambiguity User: When a word, expression, or statement has more than one meaning we call it ambiguous. (Points : 1) True False Weegy: Why is the phrase "purple host" ambiguous? b.because "purple host" may refer to royalty or government or it could just be arbitrary User: In the case of problematic ambiguity, we must decide which possible meanings of the term is the one the author intended. (Points : 1) True False User: Dictionaries were not invented to record a language community's conventions for what words shall mean. (Points : 1) True False Weegy: false User: 10. Resolving problematic vagueness and problematic ambiguity does not require us to apply our critical thinking skills and habits of mind. (Points : 1) True False Weegy: False. User: A "Language Community" is __________. (Points : 1) the dictionary the precise way that language has evolved in certain countries throughout history a community in which people share an understanding of the meanings of words or icons the characteristics of a word or expression as referring to more than one object, or as having more than one meaning in a given context or for a given purpose Weegy: D)one new ... (More)
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