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(by semantic broadening] v. to receive (a large sum of money or a reward): 1966 You will inherit ten billion pounds and that beautiful girl [no death or will involved] (Crowley 116). (Bleu., Mayag)

Tags: semantic extension, verb

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Last update: 2010-10-27 00:28
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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