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  vraisemblable
  vulgaire
  vulgarisation
  xénisme
  xénolecte
  yod
  yodisation
zéro
  zeugma
  zeugme
  zézaiement
  zézayer
  zone
  zone formantielle
  zoo-sémiotique


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zero

Fr    zéro

adj

Synonym(s): null

Related term(s): empty

Source(s): Bybee etal. 1994: 90-91 (zero expression, zero perfective); Colapietro 1993: 207-208 (zero degree); Crystal 2003: 507 (also "zero operation", "zero infinitive", "zero connector", "zero relative"); Dik I 1997: 118 (zero semantic function); Dik Ii 1997: 21 (zero modification), 180 (zero quantification); ELL: 5081-5083; Finch 2000: 111 (zero plural); Grimes 1975: 50 (zero idenfication); Haegeman 1991: 422 (zero relative pronoun = empty operator), 558 (zero notation, zero topic), 561 (zero operator), 565 (zero topic operator); Hamp 1963: 61 (also "zero change", "zero-feature", "zero juncture", "zero modification", "zero sound"); Matthews 1974: 128 (zero operation); Matthews 1997: 409 (also "zero determiner", "zero relative pronoun"; Nash 1968: 271 (also "zero indicator", "zero member", "zero probability", "zero realization"); Palmatier 1972: 201; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 238; Quirk etal. 1985: 307 (zero plural), 319 (zero genitive), 1175 (zero complementation); Trask 1993: 309 (zero determiner); Trask 1996: 393 (also "zero syllable"); Wales 1989: 483

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  word-sound deafness
  wordy
  world(-)view
  write1
  write up
  write2
  writer
  writing1
  writing2
  written
  X-bar syntax
  X-bar theory
  yield
  yod
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