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  conventionnel
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  convergence2
  conversation
  conversationnel
  converse
conversion
  co(-)occurrence
  co(-)occurrent
  coordinatif1
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  coordonnant
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conversion

Fr    conversion, dérivation impropre, glissement de sens, hypostase

nS

Synonym(s): functional shift, transmutation, zero-derivation

Related term(s): de-adjectival, denominal, deverbal, recategorization, transfer2

Source(s):

Crystal 2003: 109 (also "partial conversion")
CRYSTAL, David. (2003) A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics, 5th Ed Oxford: Blackwell.


ELL: 758
The Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics. (1994) Oxford: Pergamon Press.


Finch 2000: 101, 105
FINCH, Geoffrey. (2000) Linguistic Terms and Concepts. New York: St. Martin's Press.


Hartmann & Stork 1972: 54 (also "transmutation")
HARTMANN, R.R.K. & STORK, F.C. (1972) Dictionary of Language and Linguistics. London: Applied Science Publishers.


Matthews 1974: 181
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1974) Morphology: An introduction to the theory of word-study. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (MO)


Matthews 1997: 76
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Nash 1968: 46
NASH, Rose. (1968) Multilingual Lexicon of Linguistics and Philology: English, Russian, German, French. Coral Gables, FL: University of Miami Press. 


Quirk etal. 1985: 1520
QUIRK, Randolph, GREENBAUM, Sidney, LEECH, Geoffrey, & SVARTNIK, Jan. (1985) A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language. London: Longman.


Trask 1993: 309
TRASK, R. L. (1993) A Dictionary of Grammatical Terms in Linguistics. New York: Routledge.


Trask 1996: 93
TRASK, R. L. (1996) A Dictionary of Phonetics and Phonology. London: Routledge.  (PH)


Wales 1989: 96-97 (also "transfer")
WALES, Katie. (1989) A Dictionary of Stylistics. London: Longman. 


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  convergence1
  convergence2
  convergence3
  conversation
  conversational
  converse
  converseness
conversion
  convertor
  convey
  convey information
  co-occurrence
  co-occurring element
  cooing
  co(-)operative principle

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