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  patronyme
  pattern
  paucal
  pause
  pédagogie
  pédagogique
  péjoratif
péjoration
  pensée
  pénultième1
  pénultième2
  perceptibilité
  perceptible
  perception
  perception catégorique

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English

pejoration

Fr    péjoration

nS

Synonym(s): degeneration, deterioration

Antonym(s): amelioration, melioration

Domain: Semantics

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 133-134; Finch 2000: 173; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 63; Hock 1986: 302-303 (pejorization; also "pejorizing"); Pei & Gaynor 1954: 163


English word list

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  paucal
  pause
  peak
  peak of the syllable
  pedagogic(al)
  pedagogy
  peer group
pejoration
  pejorative
  penult
  penultimate
  perceive
  perceptibility
  perceptible
  perception

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