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  transformation binaire
  transformation de nominalisation
  transformation de réflexivisation
  transformation élémentaire
  transformation d'ellipse
  transformation emphatique
  transformation d'enchâssement
  transformation interrogative
  transformation relative
  transformation unaire
  transformationnel
  transitif
  transition1
  transition2
  transition ouverte

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English

optional transformation

[Subentry of optional, transformation]

Fr    transformation facultative

Antonym(s): obligatory transformation

Related term(s): optional rule

Domain: Generative / Transformational Grammar

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 329; Dineen 1967: 373; Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 243; ELL: 4665, 5150; Hock 1986: 642 (optional rule); Lyons 1971: 218 (optional rule); Matthews 1981: 285-286; Nash 1968: 162; Palmatier 1972: 115; Ruwet 1973[trans.]: 157


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  opponent
  opposition
  optative
  optimal
  option
  optional
  optional rule
  optionality
  oracy
  oral1
  oral2
  oral translation
  orality
  order1
  order2

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