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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (chemistry) a property of atoms or radicals; (biology) a relative capacity to unite or react or interact as with antigens or a biological substrate.

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  • However, only in one test phase was this judgment followed by a word valence rating.
  • The relationship between memory for prosody and the word valence effect was non-significant.
  • More importantly, however, the latter value failed to correlate with the word valence effect. for more
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