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  tension1
  tension2
  tenue
  ténue
  terme1
  terme2
  terme à polarité négative
terme à polarité positive
  terme d'affection
  terme de départ
  terme scalaire
  terme simple
  terme sous-ordonné
  terme superordonné
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positive polarity item (PPI)

[Subentry of positive polarity]

Fr    terme à polarité positive

Related term(s): negation

Source(s): ELL: 3204 (= affirmative polarity item); Matthews 1997: 287; Trask 1993: 211


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  popular
  popularization
  population
  portmanteau
  position
  positional
  positive
positive polarity item (PPI)
  positivism
  possessed
  possession
  possessive
  possessive compound
  possessor
  possibility

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