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  matrice1
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  mauvaise articulation
  maximal
  maxime
  maxime de modalité
  maximum
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English

maxim of manner

[Subentry of maxim]

Fr    maxime de manière, maxime de modalité

Type of: conversational maxim, maxim, maxim of conversation

Related term(s): brevity, brief, prolix, prolixity, verbose, verbosity, wordiness, wordy

Domain: Speech-Act Theory

Source(s): Beaugrande & Dressler 1981: 120-122; Brown & Levinson: 95; Clark & Clark 1977: 122; Colapietro 1993: 75-76; Collinge 1990: 180; Crystal 2003: 286; ELL: 754; Fasold 1990: 130; Finch 2000: 160; Grice 1975: 46; Kess 1992: 167; Leech 1983: 8; Levinson 1983: 102; Matthews 1997: 220; Sperber & Wilson 1988: 33; Wales 1989: 96


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