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French word list

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  bouche
  bouchon
  boustrophédon
  brachylogie
  branche1
  branche2
  bref1
bref2
  brévité/brièveté
  brièveté
  bruit
  bruyant
  bruyante
  buccal
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French

bref2

Feminine form: brève

Eng    brief

adj

Antonym(s): prolixe

Related term(s): maxime de manière, maxime de modalité

Domain: Speech-Act Theory

Source(s): Moeschler & Reboul 1994: 204


English word list

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  breath2
  breathe
  breathing
  breathing apparatus
  breathstream
  brevity
  bridge verb
brief
  broadening of meaning
  Broca's aphasia
  Broca's area
  buccal
  bundle
  burr
  Burzio's generalization

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