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  signe2
  signe (linguistique)
  signe-occurrence
  signe-type
  signifiance
  signifiant1
  signifiant2
significatif
  signification
  signification naturelle
  signification non-naturelle
  significativité
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  signifier
  similaire

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meaningful

Fr    significatif

adj

Synonym(s): significant

Antonym(s): meaningless

Related term(s): communicative, informative, interpretable, significance

Source(s): Akmajian etal. 1984: 247; Crystal 2003: 286; Dineen 1967: 6; Eggins 1994: 15; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 139; Lyons 1971: 137, 402; Lyons 1977: 33; Matthews 1997: 220; Richards etal. 1992: 222-223 (meaningful drill, meaningful learning); Ruwet 1973[trans.]: 18 (= interpretable, having meaning); Weinreich 1980: 41

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  matrix2
  matter
  maxim
  maximal
  maximum
  meaning
  meaning in context
meaningful
  meaningfulness
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  means
  means-result relation
  measurable
  measure
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