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French word list

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  atlas linguistique
  atone
  attaque
  attente
  attention
  atténuateur1
  atténuateur2
atténuation
  attestation
  attesté
  attester
  attitude
  attitude linguistique
  attitude propositionnelle
  attraction

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English

hedging

Fr    atténuation

nS

Related term(s): downgrader, hedge, mitigator, politeness

Domain: Pragmatics

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 216; Wales 1989: 215-216


English word list

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  headless relative (clause)
  headword
  hearer
  hearing
  heavy syllable
  heavy-NP shift
  hedge
hedging
  height1
  height2
  helper
  hendiadys
  hermeneutic
  hermeneutics
  hero

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