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  figuratif
  figuration
  figurativisation
  figure
  figuré
  figure de construction
  figure de diction
figure de mots
  figure de pensée
  figure (de rhétorique)
  figure de signification
  figure de style
  figure d'élocution
  figure d'expression
  figurer

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trope

Fr    figure de mots, figure de signification, figure d'expression, trope

nS

Kinds: allegory, hyperbole, irony, litotes, meiosis, metaphor, metonymy, oxymoron, personification, sarcasm, synecdoche

Type of: figure (of speech)

Related term(s): tropology

Domain: Rhetorics

Source(s): Colapietro 1993: 199; Crystal 2001: 116-117; Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 275; Eco 1984: 139-141; ELL: 1223; ERC: 268, 444; Greimas 1983[trans.]: 190; Levinson 1983: 147-148; Martin & Ringham 2006: 205; Matthews 1997: 385; Nash 1968: 249; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 220; Sperber & Wilson 1988: 224; Wales 1989: 468


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  triptote
  trisyllabic
  trisyllable
  trivalent
  trivalent verb
  trochaic foot
  trochee
trope
  tropic
  tropology
  true
  truism
  truncate
  truncated
  truncation

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