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  focalisation1
  focalisation2
  focalisation externe
  focalisation interne
  focalisation3
  focalisé
  focaliser (sur)
focus1
  focus2
  folklore
  folklorique
  folkloriste
  fonctif
  fonction1
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English

focus1

Fr    focus, posé

nS

Synonym(s): assertion2

Antonym(s): presupposition

Related term(s): entailment, explicit, new information, topic1

Domain: Logic, Semantics

Source(s): Collinge 1990: 162 (entailment); Crystal 2003: 183; DIK 1978: 19; DIK I 1997: 326 (also "focalize"); ELL: 4484, 5123; Givon 1984: 256; Grimes 1975: 323; Kuno 1987: 13-14; Lyons 1971: 403 (entailment); Lyons 1977: 503; Quirk etal. 1985: 1364; Richards etal. 1992: 149-150; Ruwet 1973[trans.]: 327-328; Sperber & Wilson 1988: 202-203; Trask 1993: 105


English word list

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  flout
  fluency
  fluently
  focal point
  focalization
  focalized
  focalizer
focus1
  focus2
  focus3
  focus (on)
  folk
  folklore
  folklorist
  folkloristic

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