What does it mean to say that all dictionary definitions are interconnected? How is this related to the various kinds of sense relations studied? Is this sort of interconnectedness desirable? Why or why not?

Presentation of 15mins.

Must: 1.Critically compare the concepts that separate syntax from
semantics and the roles both subjects play in language
2.Research, present and defend views in a structured
and rational way.

Using a bibliography of but not limited to:
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