Pronunciation: (lōn'shift"), [key]
n. Ling.
1. change or extension of the meaning of a word through the influence of a foreign word, as in the application in English of the meaning “profession” to the word calling through the influence of Latin vocātio.
2. a word created by loanshift.

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