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  mot à mot
  mot accessoire
  mot de classe fermée
  mot graphique
  mot indexical
  mot onomatopéique
  mot pivot
  mot savant
  mot simple
  mot vide
  mot-clé
  mot-gigogne
  motif
  motivation
  motivation relative

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polysyllable

Fr    mot polysyllabique, polysyllabe2

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Synonym(s): polysyllabic word

Related term(s): disyllable, monosyllable, quadrisyllable, tetrasyllable, trisyllable

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 359; Doke 1935: 170; ELL: 5158; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 180; MacKay 1989: 209; Matthews 1997: 285; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 172; Trask 1996: 282


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  polyphonous
  polyphony
  polysemia
  polysemic
  polysemous
  polysemy
  polysyllabic
polysyllable
  polysyndeton
  popular
  popularization
  population
  portmanteau
  position
  positional

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