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  factif2
  factitif1
  factitif2
  factitivité
  factivité
  factualité
  factuel
facultatif
  facultativité
  faible1
  faible2
  faire référence (à)
  faisceau
  fait manifeste
  fait social

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optional

Fr    facultatif

adj

Synonym(s): facultative

Antonym(s): obligatory

Source(s): Cruse 1986: 162 (optional relationship); Crystal 2003: 329; Eggins 1994: 40 (optional stage); Grimes 1975: 162 (optional assignment); Hamp 1963: 42 (optional sandhi); Hjelmslev 1961[trans.]: 89 (optional dominance); Longacre 1983: 276; Matthews 1997: 258; Nash 1968: 162; Palmatier 1972: 115; Pike & Pike 1982: 16; Quirk etal. 1985: 41

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  operational organization
  operator
  opponent
  opposition
  optative
  optimal
  option
optional
  optional rule
  optionality
  oracy
  oral1
  oral2
  oral translation
  orality

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