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Lexical semantic information

The treatment of semantics in lexica for spoken language systems  is less uniform than that of word forms, and tends to be highly application-specific:

An outline of some of the basic lexical semantic relations between lexical units was given at the beginning of this section in the context of the discussion of relations between lexical units  (lexical relations).

Reference should be made to the results of the EAGLES Computational Lexica Working Group for further information on lexical semantics, and to standard texts such as [Lyons (1977)] or [Cruse (1986)].

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