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  a posteriori
  a priori
  abaissement
  abaisser
  A-barre
  A-barre lié
  abduction1
  abduction2
  abécédaire
  aberrant
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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
CRYSTAL, David. (2003) A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics, 5th Ed Oxford: Blackwell.


ELL: 5137
The Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics. (1994) Oxford: Pergamon Press.


IEL: Vol. I, 372
International Encyclopedia of Linguistics. (1992) New York: Oxford University Press.


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  regional variant
  regional variation
  regionalism
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  register difference
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  regular grammar
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  regular sandhi
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  regulation
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