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  a posteriori
  a priori
  abaissement
  abaisser
  A-barre
  A-barre lié
  abduction1
  abduction2
  abécédaire
  aberrant
  abessif
  ablatif
  ablatif absolu
  ablaut
  abrégé1

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declination

Fr    abaissement tonal non-distinctif, déclinaison2, downdrift

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Synonym(s): downdrift, non-phonemic tone lowering

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 151; ELL: 5115; MacKay 1989: 156; Matthews 1997: 87; Trask 1996: 102


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  dative of advantage
  daughter language
  deadjectival
  deafness
  decibel (dB)
  decipher
  decision procedure
  decision-maker
  declaration
  declarative1
  declarative2
  declarative verb
  declension
  declinable
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