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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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alphabetism

Fr    sigle

nS

Synonym(s): initialism

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

Source(s):

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


ELL: 5091
The Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics. (1994) Oxford: Pergamon Press.


Quirk etal. 1985: 1581
QUIRK, Randolph, GREENBAUM, Sidney, LEECH, Geoffrey, & SVARTNIK, Jan. (1985) A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language. London: Longman.


Wales 1989: 5 (= simple abbreviation)
WALES, Katie. (1989) A Dictionary of Stylistics. London: Longman. 


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  allotagma
  allotone
  allotopy
  aloud
  alphabet
  alphabet-based word creation
  alphabetic(al)
alphabetism
  Altaic language
  alterity
  alternant
  alternate
  alternate rhyme
  alternating
  alternation

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