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  expansion2
  expérience1
  expérience2
  expérience(u)r
  expérient
  expiration
  expiratoire
explétif1
  explétif2
  explétif 'il'
  explicabilité
  explicatif1
  explicatif2
  explication
  explication téléologique

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dummy1

Fr    explétif1, postiche

adj

Synonym(s): expletive1

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 151-152 (also "dummy carrier", "dummy auxiliary"); DIK I 1997: 63 (dummy noun, dummy-headed); Haegeman 1991: 53-55 (also "dummy pronoun"); Kuno 1987: 96-97 (dummy 'it'); Lyons 1971: 324 (dummy verb); Quirk etal. 1985: 80 (dummy auxiliary); Trask 1993: 87

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  doxa
  drawl1
  drawl2
  drill
  drum
  dual
  dubitative
dummy1
  dummy2
  dummy subject
  duration
  durative
  dvandva compound
  dynamic1
  dynamic2

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