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  logique naturelle
  logocentrisme
  logogramme
  logographique
  logophorique
  logorhée
  loi
  loi de Grassmann
  loi de Grimm
  loi de litote
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English

maxim of conversation

[Subentry of conversation, maxim]

Fr    loi de discours, maxime de conversation

Synonym(s): conversational maxim, maxim

Kinds: maxim of manner, maxim of quality, maxim of quantity, maxim of relation

Related term(s): co(-)operative principle, flout

Domain: Speech-Act Theory

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 286; Levinson 1983: 101-102; Matthews 1997: 219-220; Sperber & Wilson 1988: 32


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