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  compatibilité
  compensatoire
  compétence
  compétence pragmatique
  complément1
  complément2
  complémentaire
  complémentarité
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direct object

[Subentry of direct, object1]

Fr    complément (d'objet) direct, objet direct, régime direct

Related term(s): goal2, patient, primary object, theme3, transitivity, undergoer

Source(s): Comrie 1981: 60-61; Cook 1969: 68; Crystal 2003: 140, 322; ELL: 5150; Finch 2000: 124; Givon 1984: 168f. (also "direct-objecthood"); Hartmann & Stork 1972: 155; Martinet 1964[trans.]: 121 (vs. complement of the noun); Matthews 1997: 100; Nash 1968: 58; Palmatier 1972: 46; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 58; Quirk etal. 1985: 54, 726-727; Richards etal. 1992: 253; Trask 1993: 193; Wales 1989: 327

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  diminutive
  diphthong
  diphthongization
  diphthongize
  diplomatics
  direct
  direct case
  direct theta-marking
  direction
  directional
  directive
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