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  mouvement3
  moyen1
  moyen2
  moyen3
  muet
  multidimensionnel
  multilingue
multilinguisme
  multiple
  multipropositionnel
  multivocité
  mutabilité
  mutabilité du signe
  mutation
  mutuel

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English

multilingualism

Fr    multilinguisme, plurilinguisme

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Synonym(s): plurilingualism, polyglottism

Antonym(s): bilingualism

Related term(s): exoglossic, triglossia, trilingualism

Domain: Sociolinguistics

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 305; Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 60; ELL: 2630-2632; FASOLD 1987: 1ff.; Gumperz & Hymes 1972: 437 (societal multilingualism, intragroup multilingualism, intergroup multilingualism); Hartmann & Stork 1972: 147; Hock 1986: 491; Hudson 1996: 51-52 (also "community multilingualism"); Richards etal. 1992: 238-239; Trudgill 1974: 129ff.


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  movement1
  movement2
  movement rule
  movement to clause-final position
  multidimensional
  multilingual1
  multilingual2
multilingualism
  multiple
  multi-propositional
  multisyllabic
  murmur
  murmuring voice
  mutability
  mutability of the sign

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