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GeneralSeeking the word/phrase to describe a change in meaning Pin
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What is the name of the procedure by which a word, or a phrase, changes its meaning and/or context over a long period of time?

I'm not talking about the individual words, or the individual phrases, which have changed their meaning over long periods of time.

I'm trying to find the word which describes that process itself.

Google, Bing, Yahoo, OneLook, etc., don't know either. It is not the word "etymology". It is not the phrase "Semantic Change"; although that phrase comes closer to what I'm trying to find.

There is a word, or a phrase, which I have seen before. It describes (perfectly) the process of words and phrases changing their meaning over time.

Could someone with verbal skills which are superior to my own (not asking much there) suggest a few words or a phrase or two?
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