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  point de vue
  points de suspension
  point-virgule
  point-voyelle
  polaire
  polarisation
  polarisé
polarité
  poli
  politesse
  polyfonctionnel
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  polyglossie
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polarity

Fr    polarité

nS

Related term(s): affirmative, constative

Source(s): Collinge 1990: 159; Cruse 1986: 246f. (also "linguistic polarity", "logical polarity"); Crystal 2003: 358; Doke 1935: 170 (law of polarity); Eggins 1994: 159; ELL: 3201-3204 (polarity item), 5157; Halliday & Hasan 1976: 176-180 (also "marked polarity"); Halliday 1994: 75, 88; Hamp 1963: 47; Hock 1986: 235-236 (polarity of language), 428 (sociolinguistic polarity); Kroeger 2005: 348; Matthews 1997: 285; Nash 1968: 184; Trask 1993: 210 (polarity item, polarity reverser)

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polarity
  polarization
  polarized
  policymaker
  polite
  politeness
  politeness principle (PP)
  polyfunctional
  polygenesis
  polygenetic
  polyglossia
  polyglot
  polyglottism
  polymorphemic
  polyphonic

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