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  consonne sourde
  consonne syllabique
  consonne uvulaire
  consonne vélaire
  consonne vélarisée
  consonne vibrante
  constante
constatation
  constatif
  constellation
  constituant1
  constituant2
  constituant immédiat (CI)
  constituer
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statement

Fr    constatation, déclaration1

nS

Synonym(s): assertion1

Type of: sentence type

Related term(s): affirmation, constative, constative utterance, declarative2, declarative clause, declarative sentence, denial, exposition

Source(s): Austin 1975: 133; Cook 1969: 50; Crystal 2003: 432; Eggins 1994: 150; Finch 2000: 103; Halliday 1994: 69; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 218; Kroeger 2005: 196; Levinson 1983: 243; Lyons 1971: 441; Lyons 1977: 725; Matthews 1997: 86; Nash 1968: 193 (pronouncement), 227 (statement/phrase assertive/constatation); Quirk etal. 1985: 78, 803; Richards etal. 1992: 351; Searle 1979: 17; Trask 1993: 259

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  star
  starred form
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  state1
  state2
  state3
  state of affairs
statement
  static1
  static linguistics
  static tone
  static verb
  static2
  statistical
  statistical linguistics

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