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

Fr    poli

adj

Related term(s): formal2, honorific1

Source(s):

Akmajian etal. 1984: 459
AKMAJIAN, Adrian, DEMERS, Richard A., & HARNISH, Robert M. (1984) Linguistics: An Introduction to Language and Communication, 2nd Ed. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.


Arndt & Janney 1987: 375 (also "polite style")
ARNDT, Horst & JANNEY, Richard Wayne. (1987) InterGrammar: Toward an Integrative Model of Verbal, Prosodic and Kinesic Choices in Speech. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. (CA)


Hock 1986: 325
HOCK, Hans Henrich. (1986) Principles of Historical Linguistics. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. (HL)


Kroeger 2005: 202
KROEGER, Paul R. (2005) Analyzing Grammar: An Introduction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


Richards etal. 1992: 281
RICHARDS, Jack, PLATT,  J. & WEBER,  H.  (1992) Longman Dictionary of Language Teaching & Applied Linguistics. London: Longman.


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