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  série de localisation
  sériel
  sermon
  seuil
  sexe
  sifflante
  siglaison
sigle
  signal1
  signal acoustique
  signal vocal
  signal2
  signaler
  signe1
  signe2

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English

alphabetism

Fr    sigle

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Synonym(s): initialism

Related term(s): abbreviation, acronym, acronym formation, alphabet-based word creation

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 1; ELL: 5091; Quirk etal. 1985: 1581; Wales 1989: 5 (= simple abbreviation)


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  alloglot
  allograph
  allomorph
  allomorphy
  allophone
  allophonic
  alloseme
  allotagma
  allotone
  allotopy
  aloud
  alphabet
  alphabet-based word creation
  alphabetic(al)
alphabetism

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