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  adjectiv(is)ation
  adjoindre
  adjoint
  adjonction
  adjuvant
  adnominal
  adoucissement
adoucisseur
  adposition
  adresse1
  adresse2
  s'adresser à
  adstrat
  adverbal
  adverbe

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English

mitigator

Fr    adoucisseur, atténuateur1

nS

Synonym(s): downgrader, hedge

Related term(s): hedging, politeness

Domain: Pragmatics

Source(s): ELL: 3209 (mitigating modal particle); Levinson 1983: 274


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  minor
  minor category
  misinterpretation
  mispronunciation
  misspelling
  mistranslation
  misunderstanding
mitigator
  mixed
  mnemonic
  mnemonics
  mobile
  mobility
  modal1
  modal2

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