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discontinuity

Fr    discontinuité

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Synonym(s): discreteness

Antonym(s): continuity

Source(s): Beaugrande & Dressler 1981: 101, 144; Clark & Clark 1977: 389 (discontinuity approach vs. continuous approach - language acquisition); Crystal 2003: 141; Dineen 1967: 370; ELL: 5113 (also "discontinuity hypothesis"); Fasold 1990: 262 (SL); Greimas 1983[trans.]: 18; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 68-69; Nash 1968: 59 (discontinuance); Palmatier 1972: 47; Quirk etal. 1985: 1397; Weinreich 1980: 305 (semantic discontinuity)


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