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arbitraire1
  arbitraire2
  arborescent
  arbre
  arbre étiqueté
  archaïque
  archaïsme1
  archaïsme2
  archilexème
  archimorphème
  archiphonème
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conventional

Fr    arbitraire1, conventionnel, immotivé

adj

Synonym(s): arbitrary, unmotivated

Antonym(s): natural

Source(s): Clark & Clark 1977: 261 (conventional pause); Colapietro 1993: 74-75; Crystal 2003: 31, 108; Dineen 1967: 9; Leech 1983: 24-25; Levinson 1983: 14 (conventional content); Lyons 1977: 104 (vs. iconic); Martinet 1964[trans.]: 29; Matthews 1997: 75; Morgan 1978: 261-262; Searle 1969: 38; Searle 1975: 76

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  contrasting value
  contrastive1
  control
  control verb
  controller
  conundrum
  convention
conventional
  conventionality
  conventionalized indirect speech act
  convergence1
  convergence2
  convergence3
  conversation
  conversational

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