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  logorhée
  loi
  loi de Grassmann
  loi de Grimm
  loi de litote
  loi de Verner
  loi de Zipf
loi d'exhaustivité
  long
  longueur
  loyalisme linguistique
  loyauté
  luette
  machine de Turing
  mâchoire

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English

maxim of quantity

[Subentry of maxim, quantity1]

Fr    loi d'exhaustivité, maxime de quantité

Type of: conversational maxim, maxim, maxim of conversation

Related term(s): tautology

Domain: Speech-Act Theory

Source(s): Beaugrande & Dressler 1981: 118; Brown & Levinson: 95; Clark & Clark 1977: 122; Colapietro 1993: 75-76; Collinge 1990: 180; Crystal 2003: 286, 383; ELL: 754; Fasold 1990: 129; Finch 2000: 160; Grice 1975: 45-46; Kess 1992: 166-167; Leech 1983: 8; Levinson 1983: 101; Matthews 1997: 220; Sperber & Wilson 1988: 33; Wales 1989: 95-96


English word list

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  material
  mathematical linguistics
  matrix1
  matrix clause
  matrix2
  matter
  maxim
  maximal
  maximum
  meaning
  meaning in context
  meaningful
  meaningfulness
  meaningless
  means

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