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  a posteriori
  a priori
  abaissement
  abaisser
  A-barre
  A-barre lié
  abduction1
  abduction2
  abécédaire
  aberrant
  abessif
  ablatif
  ablatif absolu
  ablaut
  abrégé1

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register lowering

[Subentry of lowering, register2]

Fr    abaissement de registre

Synonym(s): key lowering

Related term(s): downdrift, downstep

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 151; ELL: 5137; IEL: Vol. I, 372


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  regressive
  regular
  regular grammar
  regular language
  regular sandhi
  regularity
  regulation
  reinforcement1
  reinforcement2
  relate (to)
  related
  relater
  relation of location
  relational
  relational antonym

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