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  mot vide
  mot-clé
  mot-gigogne
  motif
  motivation
  motivation relative
  motivation secondaire
motivé
  mot-outil
  mot-phrase
  mot-portemanteau
  mot-racine
  mot-tiroir
  mot-valise
  mot-vedette

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motivated

Fr    motivé

adj

Antonym(s): arbitrary, unmotivated

Source(s): Colapietro 1993: 146; ELL: 5147; Hock 1986: 388; Lyons 1977: 105; Martinet 1962: 88-89; Matthews 1997: 235; Nash 1968: 115 (justifiable); Palmatier 1972: 99 (also "motivated system"); Saussure 1959[trans.]: 131f.; Wales 1989: 309


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  morphosyntax
  morphotonemics
  mot
  motherese
  motif
  motion
  motion verb
motivated
  motivation
  motor aphasia
  motto
  mouth
  mouth cavity
  move1
  move2

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