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  abduction2
  abécédaire
  aberrant
  abessif
  ablatif
  ablatif absolu
  ablaut
  abrégé1
  abrégé2
  abréger
  abréviation
  abruption
  absolu
  absorption1
  abstraction

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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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  regional
  regional variant
  regional variation
  regionalism
  register1
  register2
  register difference
  regressive
  regular
  regular grammar
  regular language
  regular sandhi
  regularity
  regulation
  reinforcement1

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