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  théâtral
  thématique1
  thématique2
  thématique3
  thématisation
  thématisé
  thématiseur
thème1
  thème2
  thème nominal
  thème verbal
  thème3
  thème4
  thème5
  théorème

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theme1

Fr    thème1, topique

nS

Synonym(s): sentence topic, topic

Antonym(s): rheme

Related term(s): functional sentence perspective (FSP), given information, subject, thematic2

Source(s): Arndt & Janney 1987: 249-250; Crystal 2003: 463; Dik 1978: 19, 132 (also "theme constituent"); Eggins 1994: 271, 274-275; ELL: 5180; Finch 2000: 97-98; Grimes 1975: 324; Halliday & Hasan 1976: 27, 325; Halliday 1994: 37f., 52 (topical theme); Hartmann & Stork 1972: 237; Lyons 1977: 506-507; Martin & Ringham 2006: 200-201; Matthews 1997: 377 (#1); Nash 1968: 243; Quirk etal. 1985: 1361; Richards etal. 1992: 149-150; Sperber & Wilson 1988: 202, 215; Trask 1993: 278 (#2); Vachek 1966: 18, 89; Wales 1989: 462; Weinreich 1980: 63


English word list

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  thematic function
  thematic relation(s)
  thematic role
  thematic root
  thematic structure
  thematic3
  thematization
theme1
  theme2
  theme3
  theorem
  theoretical
  theoritician
  theorize
  theory

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