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  désambiguïsation
  désambiguiser
  désarrondissement
  descendant1
  descendant2
  descriptif
  description
  description indéfinie
  description structurale
  description synchronique
  descriptive
  descriptivisme
  désémantisation
  désidératif
  désignateur

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definite expression

[Subentry of definite, expression1]

Fr    description définie

Synonym(s): definite description

Antonym(s): indefinite description, indefinite expression

Related term(s): definiteness

Source(s):

Brown & Yule 1983: 169-170
BROWN, Gillian & YULE, George. (1983) Discourse Analysis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (DA)


Lyons 1977: 178-179
LYONS, John. (1977) Semantics. Vols. 1 & 2. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. (SM)


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  defeasible
  defective
  definable1
  definable2
  define
  defining vocabulary
  definite
definite expression
  definiteness
  definiteness effect
  definition
  degemination
  degeneration
  deglutination
  degrammaticalization

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