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  opérationnel
  opératoire
  opposant
  opposition
  opposition (phonologique)
  opposition tonale
  oppositionnel
optatif
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  option
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optative

Fr    optatif

adj

Related term(s): desiderative, subjunctive, volitional, volitive

Source(s): Bybee etal. 1994: 179; Crystal 2003: 328; Halliday 1994: 87; Matthews 1997: 258; Quirk etal. 1985: 839 (optative subjunctive); Ruwet 1973[trans.]: 221-222; Trask 1993: 195

nS

Synonym(s): optative mood

Type of: mood

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 328; ELL: 5151; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 145; Kroeger 2005: 163; Levinson 1983: 42; Lyons 1971: 308; Lyons 1977: 815-816

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  operation1
  operation2
  operational
  operational organization
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  option
  optional
  optional rule
  optionality
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