signification


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to signification: Significant figures
References in classic literature ?
So with plants, how remarkable it is that the organs of vegetation, on which their whole life depends, are of little signification, excepting in the first main divisions; whereas the organs of reproduction, with their product the seed, are of paramount importance!
He had been tried twice; and on the second occasion the jury felt so much hesitation in convicting him, that they found a verdict of manslaughter, or murder in the second degree; which it could not possibly be, as there had, beyond all doubt, been no quarrel or provocation, and if he were guilty at all, he was unquestionably guilty of murder in its broadest and worst signification.
The Department is accessible to the--Public,' Mr Barnacle was always checked a little by that word of impertinent signification,
Beaucoup d'entre eux expriment des inquietudes sur notre etat de sante et s'interrogent sur la signification de ce qui nous est arrive.
The emphasis on signification lies in the fact that the primary feature of photography, considered as an omnipresence in everyday social life, is its contribution to the production and dissemination of meaning," Madra added.
He intelligently shows how the origin of life and the increasingly emergent complexity of organisms reflect the capacity of all life (especially human life) to practice signification.
General manager Fergal Harte said: "It's an exciting time to join a brand new team and we are thrilled to have such a signification number of roles to fill.
An enormous literature claiming to be of linguistic or semantic origin is now seen as derisively ideological for its failure to observe this elementary distinction between signification and meaning.
During the course of proceedings, Film Workers Association stated that censor board was playing a signification role in illegally exhibiting Indian movies in the country.
L'Imam a ajoute que certains versets du Saint Coran comportent les details de ce voyage nocturne qui renferme plus qu'une signification pour les musulmans.
Nous savons tous intuitivement qu'offrir une rose rouge n'est pas anodin, mais connaissez-vous precisement la signification de chaque fleur ?
La perspective constructiviste de Kratochwil part de la critique envers le fait que << les approches dominantes sur la politique internationale emploient seulement des concepts circonscrits au monde materiel ou au monde des faits bruts en ignorant deliberement le monde de l'intention et de la signification >>.