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  formaliser
  formalisme
  formalité
  formant1
  formant2
  formant3
  formant bas
  formant haut
  formantiel
  formateur
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  formation2
  formative
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form2

Fr    forme2

nS

Synonym(s): expression2, structure

Antonym(s): content1, matter, meaning, substance1

Related term(s): acoustic image, formal1, purport, sign vehicle, signifiant, significans, signifier, sound image, substance2

Source(s): Benveniste 1971[trans.]: 106-107; Crystal 2003: 185 (#2); Dineen 1967: 85; Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 20; Eco 1979: 51; ELL: 5123 (#3, #4); Hamp 1963: 28; Hjelmslev 1961[trans.]: 106; Lyons 1971: 53, 271; Martin & Ringham 2006: 90; Martinet 1964[trans.]: 44; Matthews 1997: 132 (#2); Nash 1968: 83; Nöth 1990: 61, 66; Pike & Pike 1982: 4 (also "form-meaning composite"); Pike, K. 1967: 63; Quirk etal. 1985: 175 (grammatical form); Siertsema 1955: 128; Trask 1996: 148 (#2); Wales 1989: 183-184


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  foreground
  foregrounding
  foreign
  foreigner talk
  foreignism
  forensic genre
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form2
  formal1
  formal2
  formalism
  formality
  formalizable
  formalization1
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