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  variable1
  variable2
  variable libre
  variable liée
  variable linguistique
  variable3
  variante
  variante de morphème
  variante de signifié
  variante régionale
  variante sociale
  variation1
  variation2
  variation diaphasique
  variation diastratique

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English

contextual variant

[Subentry of contextual, variant]

Fr    variante combinatoire, variante contextuelle, variante liée, variété1

Synonym(s): combinatory variant, conditional variant, conditioned variant, positional variant

Antonym(s): facultative variant, free variant, non-conditional variant, optional variant

Related term(s): (in) complementary distribution, allomorph, allophone

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 103; Dineen 1967: 344-345 (bound variant); Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 171 (= combinatorial variant, determined variant); ELL: 5105; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 48 (= automatic variant); Martinet 1964[trans.]: 67; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 172


English word list

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  content2
  contentive
  context1
  context2
  contextual
  contextual information
  contextual meaning
  contextualism
  contextualization
  contiguity
  contiguous (to)
  contingency
  contingent
  continuant1
  continuant2

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