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  explicitation
  explicite
  expliciter
  expliquer1
  expliquer2
  exploitation
  explosé
explosif
  explosion
  explosive
  exposant
  exposé
  expositif
  exposition
  expressif1

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plosive1

Fr    explosif, occlusif, plosif

adj

Synonym(s): occlusive1, releasing

Related term(s): released (plosive only)

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 357; MacKay 1989: 51 (explosive),199, 208; Saussure 1959[trans.]: 52 (explosive); Trask 1996: 281 (also "plosive theory"); Wales 1989: 355


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  platitude
  plausibility
  play back
  pleonasm
  pleonastic
  plereme
  plosion
plosive1
  plosive2
  plot
  plug
  pluperfect
  plural
  pluralia tantum
  plurality

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