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ERIC Number: EJ380231
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Cognitive and Linguistic Factors in the Development of Word Definitions.
Benelli, Beatrice; And Others
Journal of Child Language, v15 n3 p619-35 Oct 1988
Results of three investigations of the development of word definitions indicated that younger childrens' definitions, including use or lack of use of superordinate categorical terms, fell short of adult informativeness, while, by age 10, children generally met such criteria in their definitions. (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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