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  dériver
  déroulement
  désambiguïsation
  désambiguiser
  désarrondissement
  descendant1
  descendant2
descriptif
  description
  description indéfinie
  description structurale
  description synchronique
  descriptive
  descriptivisme
  désémantisation

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descriptive

Fr    descriptif

adj

Source(s): Akmajian etal. 1984: 6 (descriptive rule vs. prescriptive rule); Beaugrande & Dressler 1981: 184 (descriptive text); Chomsky 1981: 85 (descriptive power); Crystal 2003: 133; Lyons 1977: 50; Martin & Ringham 2006: 63 (descriptive value, descriptive statement); Matthews 1997: 93-94 (also "descriptive order"); Richards etal. 1992: 150 (descriptive function, descriptive statistics); Trask 1993: 79 (descriptive verb)

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  derivative
  derive
  derived
  derived meaning
  derived subject
  describe
  description
descriptive
  descriptive meaning
  descriptive use
  descriptively adequate grammar
  descriptivism
  desemantization
  desiderative
  designate

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