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  consonne syllabique
  consonne uvulaire
  consonne vélaire
  consonne vélarisée
  consonne vibrante
  constante
  constatation
  constatif
  constellation
  constituant1
  constituant2
  constituant immédiat (CI)
  constituer
  constrictif
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constriction

Fr    constriction, rapprochement, resserrement, rétrécissement

nS

Synonym(s): narrowing, stricture

Antonym(s): closure2, occlusion

Related term(s): aperture, constricted, continuant2, fricative2, friction, opening1

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Akmajian etal. 1984: 101; Clark & Clark 1977: 181; Crystal 2003: 101 (also "constriction model", "constriction degree", "constriction location"); ELL: 5106; MacKay 1989: 151, 219; Nash 1968: 43; Palmatier 1972: 34; Richards etal. 1992: 80; Trask 1996: 89-90; Trubetzkoy 1969[trans.]: 143 (correlation of constriction/occlusiveness)


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  constituent-structure constraint
  constituent-structure grammar
  constitute
  constitutive locator
  constraint
  constraints
  constricted
constriction
  construction
  construction marker
  consultant
  consultative style
  contact
  contact vernacular
  contaminate

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