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  structuraliste
  structuration
  structure
  structuré
  structure argumentale
  structure conceptuelle
  structure coordonnée
  structure en constituants
  structure informationnelle
  structure logique
  structure syllabique
  structure syntagmatique
  structure syntaxique
  structure thématique
  structure trimodale

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surface structure

[Subentry of structure, surface1]

Fr    structure de surface, structure superficielle

Antonym(s): deep structure

Related term(s): level of representation, S-structure

Domain: Generative / Transformational Grammar

Source(s): Akmajian etal. 1984: 202, 219-220; Chomsky 1965: 16; Clark & Clark 1977: 12; Colapietro 1993: 83; Crystal 2003: 446-447; Dell 1980[trans.]: 16; Dineen 1967: 380; Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 244; ELL: 4373 -4374; Finch 2000: 10, 99; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 227 (= surface grammar, superficial structure); Kess 1992: 111; Kuno 1987: 56; Levinson 1983: 122-123; Longacre 1983: 273-274; Lyons 1971: 247-248; Lyons 1977: 394; Matthews 1974: 177; Matthews 1981: 92; Matthews 1997: 364; Palmatier 1972: 174 (= superficial structure, surface-level structure); Richards etal. 1992: 99; Ruwet 1973[trans.]: 276, 314-315 (surface structure meaning); Trask 1993: 271; Wales 1989: 444-445


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  supraglottal
  supra-regional language
  suprasegmental1
  suprasegmental feature
  suprasegmental2
  surface1
  surface2
  surface subject
  survey
  surveyor
  suspense
  suspension points
  swear word
  syllabary
  syllabic

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