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‘Denote’ or ‘connote’?
Although both words broadly mean ‘to signify’ they are technically quite different. Denote refers to the literal primary meaning of something, whereas connote signifies the attributes of a word aside from its primary meaning.
For example, winter denotes a season of the year, but connotes cold weather.
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