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  position argumentale
  position thématique
  positionnel
  positivisme
  possédé
  possesseur
possessif
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  post(-)alvéolaire
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possessive

Fr    possessif

adj

Related term(s): genitive2

Source(s): Clark & Clark 1977: 23 (possessive noun); Cook 1969: 107 (possessive tagmeme); Croft 1990: 31 (possessive classifier); DIK I 1997: 208-209 (possessive predicate, possessive construction); Doke 1935: 171 (possessive stem); Eggins 1994: 264; Givon 1984: 62-63 (possessive prefix, possessive suffix); Halliday 1994: 132-133; Kroeger 2005: 180 (possessive clause); Kuno 1987: 12 (possessive NP); Lyons 1977: 722 (possessive construction); Nash 1968: 186; Palmatier 1972: 129 (possessive genitive, possessive morpheme); Quirk etal. 1985: 321 (possessive genitive)

nS

Type of: determiner

Related term(s): genitive1

Source(s): Corbett 1991: 107-108; Eggins 1994: 264 (also "Attributive possessive", "Identifying possessive"); ELL: 5158; Finch 2000: 91; Palmatier 1972: 129 (possessive case); Quirk etal. 1985: 318-319; Richards etal. 1992: 282-283

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  polysyllabic
  polysyllable
  polysyndeton
  popular
  popularization
  population
  portmanteau
  position
  positional
  positive
  positive polarity item (PPI)
  positivism
  possessed
  possession
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