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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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English

expletive1

Fr    explétif1, postiche

adj

Synonym(s): dummy1

Source(s): Anderson 1971: 108 (expletive 'there'); Haegeman 1991: 53-55 (also "expletive 'it'"); Matthews 1997: 122; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 70

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  experiment
  expert systems
  expiration
  explain1
  explain2
  explanation
  explanatory
expletive1
  expletive2
  expletive3
  expletive pronoun
  explicature
  explicit
  explosion
  exponence

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