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  clivé
  cloisonnement informationnel
  clore
  clôture
  clôturer
  cluster1
  cluster2
coalescence
  coarticulation
  cochlée
  co-construction
  coda
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fusion

Fr    coalescence, contraction2, fusion

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Synonym(s): coalescence, contraction2

Related term(s): amalgam, contamination, contraction1, crasis, cumul, cumulation, cumulative exponence, reciprocal assimilation

Source(s): Bouquiaux & Thomas 1992 [trans.]: 106; Comrie 1981: 45-46 (index of fusion); Croft 1990: 28, 232; Crystal 2003: 194; ELL: 2550, 5125; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 92; MacKay 1989: 171 (coalescence, merger); Matthews 1974: 104; Matthews 1981: 185 (fusion construction - SY); Matthews 1997: 140; Nash 1968: 87, 140 (merging); Onishi 1981: 214; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 79; Pike & Pike 1982: 165 (complete fusion), 169; Trask 1993: 112; Trask 1996: 77


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  functions of language
  functive
  functor
  fundamental semantics
  fundamental syntax
  fuse
  fused
fusion
  futhark
  future
  futurity
  gap
  gapping
  gather
  gather data

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