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  relâché1
  relâché2
  relâchement
  relâchement nasal
  relateur
  relatif1
relatif2
  relation
  relation concession-contre-attente
  relation de repérage
  relation exclusive
  relation moyens-résultat
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relative

Fr    relatif2

adj

Antonym(s): absolute

Source(s):

Benveniste 1971[trans.]: 19 (relating entity)
BENVENISTE, Émile. (1971 [trans.]) Problems in General Linguistics. Trans. by Mary Elizabeth Meek. Coral Gables, FL: University of Miami Press.


Bouquiaux & Thomas 1992 [trans.]: 128 (relative noun phrase)
BOUQUIAUX, Luc & THOMAS, Jacqueline M.C. (eds.) (1992 [trans.]) Studying and Describing Unwritten Languages. Trans. By James Roberts.  Dallas : SIL.  (FM)


Crystal 2003: 394-395 (also "relative adverb", "relative chronology")
CRYSTAL, David. (2003) A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics, 5th Ed Oxford: Blackwell.


Doke 1935: 187-188 (also "relative concord", "relative construction", "relative conjugation")
DOKE, Clement M. (1935) Bantu Linguistic Terminology. London: Longmans, Green, & Co.


Halliday 1994: 50 (relative group, relative phrase)
HALLIDAY, M.A.K. (1994) An Introduction to Functional Grammar (Second Edition). London: Edward Arnold.  (FG)


Hartmann & Stork 1972: 195 (relative adverb)
HARTMANN, R.R.K. & STORK, F.C. (1972) Dictionary of Language and Linguistics. London: Applied Science Publishers.


Lyons 1971: 299 (relative point of reference)
LYONS, John. (1971) Introduction to Theoretical Linguistics. Cambridge: University Press. 


Matthews 1997: 316 (relative chronology)
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Palmatier 1972: 145-147 (relative deduction, relative ordering)
PALMATIER, Robert A. (1972) A Glossary for English Transformational Grammar. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts. (GG)


Pei & Gaynor 1954: 185 (relative adverb)
PEI, Mario A. & GAYNOR, Frank. (1954) A Dictionary of Linguistics. New York : Philosophical Library.


Quirk etal. 1985: 256 (relative determiner)
QUIRK, Randolph, GREENBAUM, Sidney, LEECH, Geoffrey, & SVARTNIK, Jan. (1985) A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language. London: Longman.


Trask 1993: 238-239 (relative adverb)
TRASK, R. L. (1993) A Dictionary of Grammatical Terms in Linguistics. New York: Routledge.


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  relation of location
  relational
  relational antonym
  relational organization
  relation(s)
  relationship
  relationship (between languages)
relative
  relative (clause)
  relative motivation
  relative tense
  relative transformation
  relativity
  relativization
  relativize

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