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Definition 1: (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where root word or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • thematic vowels are part of the stem

Synonyms for root word in the sense of this definition

(root word is a kind of ...) the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something

"the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached"

(root word belongs to category ...) the scientific study of language

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