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  temps réel
  temps relatif
  tendance
  tendre à
  tendu1
  tendu2
  teneur
tension1
  tension2
  tenue
  ténue
  terme1
  terme2
  terme à polarité négative
  terme à polarité positive

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tension1

Fr    tension

nS

Synonym(s): tenseness

Antonym(s): laxness

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 460; Mackay 1989: 230 (also "holdback tension"); Matthews 1997: 375; Nash 1968: 241; Trask 1996: 353

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  tendency
  tenor
  tense1
  tense2
  tense-aspect
  tenseness
  tensing
tension1
  tension2
  tentative1
  tentative2
  tentatively
  tenuis
  term1
  term of endearment

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