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  directif
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  discontinuité
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discrete1

Fr    discontinu1, discret

adj

Synonym(s): discontinuous1

Antonym(s): continuous1, uninterrupted

Related term(s): count1, countable, discreteness, individuated

Source(s): Beaugrande & Dressler 1981: 40; Crystal 2003: 143 (also "non-discrete"); Eco 1979: 176; Grimes 1975: 296 (discrete typology); Leech 1983: 70; Lyons 1977: 78; MacKay 1989: 160; Matthews 1997: 101 (vs. non-discrete, fuzzy); Richards etal. 1992: 112; Ruwet 1973[trans.]: 67; Trask 1996: 115

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  discourse context
  discourse memory
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  discourse situation
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discrete1
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  discreteness
  discrimination
  discursive
  discursive semantics
  discursive syntax
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