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  ablatif absolu
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abréviation
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abbreviation

Fr    abréviation, réduction3

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Synonym(s): reduction3, shortening

Related term(s): acronym, acronym formation, alphabet-based word creation, alphabetism, clipping, initialism

Source(s):

Akmajian etal. 1984: 69
AKMAJIAN, Adrian, DEMERS, Richard A., & HARNISH, Robert M. (1984) Linguistics: An Introduction to Language and Communication, 2nd Ed. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.


Crystal 2003: 1
CRYSTAL, David. (2003) A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics, 5th Ed Oxford: Blackwell.


Doke 1935: 39
DOKE, Clement M. (1935) Bantu Linguistic Terminology. London: Longmans, Green, & Co.


ELL: 5067
The Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics. (1994) Oxford: Pergamon Press.


ERC: 712
Encyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition. (1996) New York: Garland Publishing, Inc. (RH)


Hartmann & Stork 1972: 1
HARTMANN, R.R.K. & STORK, F.C. (1972) Dictionary of Language and Linguistics. London: Applied Science Publishers.


Nash 1968: 3
NASH, Rose. (1968) Multilingual Lexicon of Linguistics and Philology: English, Russian, German, French. Coral Gables, FL: University of Miami Press. 


Onishi 1981: 1
ONISHI, Masao. (1981) A Grand Dictionary of Phonetics. Tokyo: The Phonetic Society of Japan.  (PH)


Pei & Gaynor 1954: 3
PEI, Mario A. & GAYNOR, Frank. (1954) A Dictionary of Linguistics. New York : Philosophical Library.


Quirk etal. 1985: 1580
QUIRK, Randolph, GREENBAUM, Sidney, LEECH, Geoffrey, & SVARTNIK, Jan. (1985) A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language. London: Longman.


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  A-bar
  A-bar binding
  A-bar bound
  A-bar position
  abbreviate
  abbreviated
abbreviation
  ABC book
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  abduction2
  abecedary
  aberrant
  abessive
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