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English noun: root word

1. root word (communication) (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed


SamplesThematic vowels are part of the stem.


Synonymsbase, radical, root, stem, theme


Broader (hypernym)descriptor, form, signifier, word form


Domain categorylinguistics









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