applied linguistics and esp

793 01 pages i-vi prelims31/3/0610:19Page iA GLOSSARY OF
SEMANTICS AND PRAGMATICS 793 01 pages i-vi prelims31/3/0610:19Page iiTITLES IN THE SERIES INCLUDE
Peter Trudgill
A Glossary of Sociolinguistics
0 7486 1623 3
Jean Aitchison
A Glossary of Language and Mind
0 7486 1824 4
Laurie Bauer
A Glossary of Morphology
0 7486 1853 8
Alan Davies
A Glossary of Applied Linguistics
0 7486 1854 6
Geoffrey Leech
A Glossary of English Grammar
0 7486 1729 9
Paul Baker, Andrew Hardie and Tony McEnery
A Glossary of Corpus Linguistics
0 7486 2018 4
Philip Carr
A Glossary of Phonology
0 7486 2234 9
Vyvyan Evans
A Glossary of Cognitive Linguistics
0 7486 2280 2
Mauricio J. Mixco and Lyle Campbell
A Glossary of Historical Linguistics
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Semantics and Pragmatics
Alan CruseEdinburgh University Press 793 01 pages i-vi prelims31/3/0610:19Page iv© Alan Cruse, 2006
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University Scholarly Publishing Initiatives Fund 793 01 pages i-vi prelims31/3/0610:19Page vContentsAcknowledgementsviIntroduction1Glossary7Bibliography194Recommended reading195 793 01 pages i-vi prelims31/3/0610:19Page viAcknowledgementsI am grateful to two anonymous referees for their constructive comments. Any errors…