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Overextension

  • Definition: In the study of child language acquisition, a relationship between child and adult perception of word meaning: the child's application of a given word has a wider range than the application of the same word in adult language.

    Source: Language Files, eleventh edition, edited by Vedrana Mihalicek and Christin Wilson

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