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  laryngé
  laryngée
  laryngien
  larynx
  latent
  latéral
  latérale
laudatif
  laxité
  leçon
  lecte
  lecteur
  lecture
  lecture muette
  lecture rapide

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English

meliorative

Fr    laudatif, mélioratif

adj

Synonym(s): ameliorative

Antonym(s): pejorative

Related term(s): axiological

Source(s): Hartmann & Stork 1972: 139 (meliorative suffix); Matthews 1997: 16; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 134 (meliorative suffix)


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  means
  means-result relation
  measurable
  measure
  mechanism
  medial1
  medial2
  mediation
  mediopalatal
  medio(-)passive
  medium
  meiosis
  mel
  melioration
meliorative

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