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We have to ensure that no frivolous case of blasphemy is registered against a non-Muslim without proper investigation and appreciation of the connotation of the term of blasphemy," he stated in the letter.
It explained that the primary connotation of the registered mark Nutty Brewnette is an allusion to flavor; the board said the name connoted a nutty-flavored beer.
I think that in a place like this they should have thought about the type of connotation this would raise," he added.
Karleen Dee decided that society's view of singleness missed the mark, and that this negative connotation of singleness was wrong.
The word 'monkey' can in certain contexts have racist connotations and Lord Ouseley, chairman of anti-racism campaign group Kick It Out, has called on the FA to investigate.
The word "monkey" can in some contexts have racist connotations and Lord Ouseley, chairman of anti-racism campaign group Kick It Out, called on the FA to investigate.
It doesn't have to be a definite sexual connotation, or a homophobic connotation," Baldwin said, adding that he would have moved out of New York long since if he were homophobic.
But the phrases 'deaf mute', 'deaf and dumb' and 'hearing impaired' are inappropriate terms because of their negative connotations.
Readers are assumed to have some knowledge of corpus linguistics and at least a hazy knowledge of metaphor, connotations, and other secondary meaning.
In this usage, the connotation of a word is thought of as a [sic] emotive or affective component additional to its central meaning.
All of the women rejected allegations the session on March 28 - secretly filmed by a fifth woman, known as 'Woman E' - had any Nazi connotations.
Courage has usually been reserved for a male connotation in our social discourse.