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  indivisible
  indo-européen1
  indo-européen2
  inductif
  induction
  inégalité
  inessif
inférence
  inférentiel
  inférer
  inférieur
  infinitif1
  infinitif2
  infinitif personnel
  infinitif simple

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inference

Fr    inférence

nS

Kinds: abduction2, deduction, induction

Related term(s): implication

Source(s): Akmajian etal. 1984: 266, 422 (inference rule); Beaugrande & Dressler 1981: 101f. (also "inferencing"); Brown & Levinson: 58, 211-212; Brown & Yule 1983: 33-35; Colapietro 1993: 120; Collinge 1990: 202; Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 286 (logical inference); ELL: 1670-1671; Fasold 1990: 120 (rules of inference); Finch 2000: 168-169 (also "bridging inference"); Grimes 1975: 302; Hudson 1996: 80-81; Levinson 1983: 48f.; Longacre 1983: 253; Matthews 1997: 178; Nash 1968: 106; Nöth 1990: 86; Pike & Pike 1982: 238; Quirk etal. 1985: 227 (tentative inference); Richards etal. 1992: 178 (inferencing); Searle 1979: 86 (principle of inference); Sperber & Wilson 1988: 65-68 (also "non-demonstative inference")

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inference
  inferential
  inferential computation
  infinitival
  infinitive1
  infinitive2
  infix
  infixation
  inflect
  inflected
  inflection
  inflection [INFL]
  inflectional
  inflectional morpheme
  inflectional morphology

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