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  elliptique
  élocutif
  élocution
  éloigné
  éloignement
  emblème
  emboîté
emboîtement1
  emboîtement2
  embranchement
  embrayage
  embrayeur
  émetteur
  émettre
  émique

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embedding

Fr    emboîtement1, enchâssement, translation du deuxième degré

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Synonym(s): backlooping, downgrading, loopback, rank(-)shift

Related term(s): center-embedding, constituent sentence, embedded sentence, insertion2, layering, matrix2, matrix clause, matrix sentence, nesting2, recursion, self-embedding1

Domain: Generative / Transformational Grammar

Source(s): Akmajian etal. 1984: 214f.; Collinge 1990: 102; Cook 1969: 44; Crystal 2003: 159; Dineen 1967: 396; Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 298; Eggins 1994: 136; ELL: 5116; Haegeman 1991: 11 (embedding principle); Halliday 1994: 242; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 76; Kess 1992: 124; Lehmann 1992: 175 (embedding of change - SL); Longacre 1983: 13 (embedding in discourse); Lyons 1971: 265-266; Matthews 1997: 111; Palmatier 1972: 51; Quirk etal. 1985: 43-44; Richards etal. 1992: 122; Ruwet 1973[trans.]: 105 (nesting); Trask 1993: 89; Wales 1989: 140-141

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  ellipsis transformation
  elliptical
  elocutio
  elocution
  embed
  embedded
  embedded question
embedding
  embedding transformation
  emblem
  emic
  emit
  emotive
  empathy
  emphasis

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