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Engelsk navneord: expression

1. expression (om egenskab) the feelings expressed on a person's face

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA sad expression.
A look of triumph.
An angry face.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)aspect, face, facial expression, look

Mindre specifikke termercountenance, visage

Mere specifikke termerleer, light, spark, sparkle, twinkle

2. expression (om kommunikation) expression without words

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTears are an expression of grief.
The pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)manifestation, reflection, reflexion

Mindre specifikke termerdemo, demonstration

Mere specifikke termeract, blowup, ebullition, effusion, gush, lamentation, mourning, outburst

3. expression (om kommunikation) the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningExpressions of good will.
He helped me find verbal expression for my ideas.
The idea was immediate but the verbalism took hours.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)verbal expression, verbalism

Mindre specifikke termercommunicating, communication

Mere specifikke termerarticulation, cold turkey, congratulation, felicitation, voice

4. expression (om kommunikation) a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPardon the expression.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)locution, saying

Mindre specifikke termerlanguage, oral communication, speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, voice communication

Mere specifikke termeradage, advice and consent, agrapha, ambiguity, anatomical, anatomical reference, axiom, Beatitude, byword, calque, calque formation, catchword, dysphemism, epigram, euphemism, idiom, idiomatic expression, loan translation, logion, maxim, motto, phrasal idiom, phrase, proverb, quip, saw, set phrase, shibboleth, shucks, slogan, southernism, sumpsimus, tongue twister

5. expression (om kommunikation) the style of expressing yourself

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe suggested a better formulation.
His manner of expression showed how much he cared.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)formulation

Mindre specifikke termerexpressive style, style

Mere specifikke termerAmericanism, Anglicism, archaicism, archaism, boilerplate, Briticism, Britishism, choice of words, colloquialism, diction, honorific, idiom, parlance, phraseology, phrasing, sentimentalism, verbiage, wording

6. expression (om kommunikation) a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)formula

Mindre specifikke termermathematical statement

Mere specifikke termerexponential expression, primitive, sentential function

Overordnet emneområdemath, mathematics, maths

7. expression (om proces) (genetics) the process of expressing a gene

Mindre specifikke termerbiological process, organic process

Overordnet emneområdegenetic science, genetics

8. expression (om kommunikation) a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)construction, grammatical construction

Mindre specifikke termerconstituent, grammatical constituent

Mere specifikke termeradjunct, clause, complement, involution, phrase, predicator

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)misconstruction

9. expression (om handling) the act of forcing something out by squeezing or pressing

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe expression of milk from her breast.

Mindre specifikke termersqueeze, squeezing

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