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  fidélité
  figé
  figement
  figuratif
  figuration
  figurativisation
  figure
  figuré
  figure de construction
  figure de diction
  figure de mots
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figure de signification

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figure de signification

[Subentry of figure (de rhétorique), signification]

Eng    trope

Synonym(s): figure de mots, figure d'expression, trope

Kinds: allégorie, hyperbole, ironie, litote, méiose, métaphore, métonymie, oxymoron, personnification, sarcasme, synecdoque, tapinose

Type of: figure (de rhétorique)

Related term(s): tropologie

Domain: Rhetorics

Source(s): Arrivé etal. 1986: 269; Baylon & Fabre 1978: 196; Charaudeau & Maingueneau 2002: 263; Dubois etal. 1994: 203; Ducrot & Schaeffer 1995: 481-482; Mounin 1974: 140; Pottier 1973: 262


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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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