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  élargir
  élargissement1
  élargissement2
  élatif
  élément
  élément coordonné
  élément initial
élément postiche
  élément récursif
  élément verbal
  élider
  élision
  ellipse
  elliptique
  élocutif

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expletive2

Fr    élément postiche, explétif2, mot explétif, symbole postiche

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Synonym(s): dummy2, dummy element, dummy symbol, floating element, prop, prop word

Related term(s): extraposition

Domain: Generative / Transformational Grammar

Source(s): Chomsky 1986a: 94-95 (expletive element); Crystal 2003: 171; ELL: 5120; Fillmore 1968: 44; Haegeman 1991: 53-55; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 81; Lasnik 1999: 35f.; Lyons 1971: 393; Nash 1968: 74; Palmatier 1972: 54; Trask 1993: 87; Webelhuth 1995: 39-40, 424f. (transitive expletive [TE])


English word list

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  expansion2
  expansion rule
  expectation
  experience
  experiencer
  experiential approach
  experiment
  expert systems
  expiration
  explain1
  explain2
  explanation
  explanatory
  expletive1
expletive2

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