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  points de suspension
  point-virgule
  point-voyelle
  polaire
  polarisation
  polarisé
  polarité
poli
  politesse
  polyfonctionnel
  polygenèse
  polygénétique
  polyglossie
  polyglotte
  polymorphémique

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English

polite

Fr    poli

adj

Related term(s): formal2, honorific1

Source(s): Akmajian etal. 1984: 459; Arndt & Janney 1987: 375 (also "polite style"); Hock 1986: 325; Kroeger 2005: 202; Richards etal. 1992: 281

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  point-of-reference
  polar
  polar interrogative
  polarity
  polarization
  polarized
  policymaker
polite
  politeness
  politeness principle (PP)
  polyfunctional
  polygenesis
  polygenetic
  polyglossia
  polyglot

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