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  polaire
  polarisation
  polarisé
  polarité
  poli
politesse
  polyfonctionnel
  polygenèse
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politeness

Fr    politesse

nS

Related term(s): address form, co(-)operative principle, downgrader, face, face-work, form of address, formality, hedge, hedging, image1, mitigator, request

Domain: Sociolinguistics

Source(s): Akmajian etal. 1984: 459; Arndt & Janney 1987: 373ff. (also "politeness principle"); Brown & Levinson: 1ff.; Clark & Clark 1977: 244-245; Collinge 1990: 194; Crystal 2003: 358 (politeness phenomena); ELL: 3206 f.; Fasold 1990: 159f.; Ferguson 1959: 329 (politeness formula); Hock 1986: 325; Holmes 1992: 296ff.; Hudson 1996: 114; Kroeger 2005: 140; Leech 1983: 81ff. (also "Politeness Principle (PP)", "absolute politeness", "relative politeness"); Levinson 1983: 274 (politeness marker); Mclaughlin 1984: 144-146; Richards etal. 1992: 281 (also "politeness marker")

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

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