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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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meliorative

Fr    laudatif, mélioratif

adj

Synonym(s): ameliorative

Antonym(s): pejorative

Related term(s): axiological

Source(s):

Hartmann & Stork 1972: 139 (meliorative suffix)
HARTMANN, R.R.K. & STORK, F.C. (1972) Dictionary of Language and Linguistics. London: Applied Science Publishers.


Matthews 1997: 16
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Pei & Gaynor 1954: 134 (meliorative suffix)
PEI, Mario A. & GAYNOR, Frank. (1954) A Dictionary of Linguistics. New York : Philosophical Library.


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  mediation
  mediopalatal
  medio(-)passive
  medium
  meiosis
  mel
  melioration
meliorative
  mellow
  mellow consonant
  melodic
  melody
  member
  membership (in)
  memorization

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