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  position thématique
  positionnel
  positivisme
  possédé
  possesseur
  possessif
  possession
possibilité
  possible
  post(-)alvéolaire
  postarticle
  postconsonantique
  postdental
  postdéterminant
  postdorsal

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English

possibility

Fr    possibilité

nS

Antonym(s): impossibility

Source(s): Bybee etal. 1994: 179-180; ELL: 2518 (deontic possibility, epistemic possibility); Lyons 1971: 308; Nash 1968: 27 (capability), 186; Quirk etal. 1985: 221-223 (also "epistemic possibility"), 233 (tentative possibility)


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  positive polarity item (PPI)
  positivism
  possessed
  possession
  possessive
  possessive compound
  possessor
possibility
  possible
  possible worlds theory
  post(-)alveolar
  post-article
  post(-)consonantal
  post(-)dental
  post(-)determiner

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