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  dispositif modulaire
  disposition1
  disposition2
  dissimilation
  dissyllabe
  dissyllabique
  distance
distinctif
  distinction
  distinctivité
  distinguer
  distorsion
  distributif1
  distributif2
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distinctive

Fr    distinctif, oppositif, oppositionnel, pertinent1

adj

Synonym(s): contrastive2

Antonym(s): contrastive1

Related term(s): characteristic, phonemic

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Benveniste 1971[trans.]: 20; Collinge 1990: 35; Crystal 2001: 92; Dell 1980[trans.]: 83 (distinctive specification); Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 171 (distinctive characteristics); Hamp 1963: 26; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 69-70; MacKay 1989: 160, 206 (also "phonemic"); Matthews 1997: 102; Nash 1968: 61; Weinreich 1980: 286

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  dispositio
  disposition
  disprove
  dissimilation
  distal
  distant
  distinction
distinctive
  distinctive feature
  distinctive tone
  distinctiveness
  distinguish
  distinguisher
  distortion
  distributed

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