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Greenberg, Jeff and Stan A. II Kuczaj. 1982. Towards a theory of substantive word-meaning acquisition. In Kuczaj, Stan A. II, ed. Language development. L. Erlbaum. pp. 275–311.
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G. and K. argue that early substantive word-meaning acquisition is a process entailing the attachment of substantive words to prototype-based concepts which may change with development, depending on the relation between the child's initial and subsequent experience with concept examples.