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  1. figurative

    • IPA[ˈfɪɡ(ə)rətɪv]

    英式

    • adj.
      departing from a literal use of words; metaphorical;(of an artist or work of art) representing forms that are recognizably derived from life.
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    形容詞

    • 1. departing from a literal use of words; metaphorical a figurative expression
    • 2. (of an artist or work of art) representing forms that are recognizably derived from life.
    • adj.
      not figurative.

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈfiɡyərədiv]

    美式

    • adj.
      departing from a literal use of words; metaphorical: gold, in the figurative language of the people, was “the tears wept by the sun.”

    Oxford American Dictionary