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  mémoire discursive
  mémoire sémantique
  mémorisation
  mental
  mentalais
  mentalisme
  méréologie
mérisme
  méronyme
  méronymie
  mésolecte
  message
  mesurable
  mesure
  métacommunicatif

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distinctive feature

[Subentry of distinctive, feature]

Fr    mérisme, trait caractéristique, trait distinctif, trait oppositionnel, trait pertinent

nS

Related term(s): phonological feature

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Akmajian etal. 1984: 130 (also "contrastive feature"); Benveniste 1971[trans.]: 21 (merism); Collinge 1990: 36-37; Cook 1969: 174 (also "identifying-contrastive feature"); Crystal 2003: 145; Dell 1980[trans.]: 34-35; Dineen 1967: 35; Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 173 (merism); Finch 2000: 20 (distinctive feature theory), 44-46; Francis 1983: 173; Hamp 1963: 26; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 70; Jakobson & Halle 1975: 31ff.; Kess 1992: 33; Lyons 1971: 120-121; Martinet 1964[trans.]: 40 (pertinent feature); Matthews 1997: 102 (also "distinctive feature matrix"); Nash 1968: 61-62; Nöth 1990: 183 (pertinent feature), 299; Onishi 1981: 165-168; Palmatier 1972: 47-48; Pike & Pike 1982: 2-3, 295f. (contrastive-identificational feature); Pike, K. 1967: 348; Richards etal. 1992: 114; Ruwet 1973[trans.]: 257; Trask 1996: 117-119; Wales 1989: 131-132

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

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