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  explicite
  expliciter
  expliquer1
  expliquer2
  exploitation
  explosé
  explosif
explosion
  explosive
  exposant
  exposé
  expositif
  exposition
  expressif1
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English

explosion

Fr    explosion

nS

Synonym(s): plosion

Antonym(s): implosion

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Hartmann & Stork 1972: 178; MacKay 1989: 167 (explosion /plosion, release (of plosive)); Martinet 1964[trans.]: 49; Nash 1968: 74; Onishi 1981: 444; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 70; Saussure 1959[trans.]: 52


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  explanatory
  expletive1
  expletive2
  expletive3
  expletive pronoun
  explicature
  explicit
explosion
  exponence
  exponent
  exposition
  expositive
  expressibility
  expression1
  expression2

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