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  élargir
  élargissement1
  élargissement2
  élatif
  élément
  élément coordonné
  élément initial
élément postiche
  élément récursif
  élément verbal
  élider
  élision
  ellipse
  elliptique
  élocutif

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élément postiche

[Subentry of postiche]

Eng    dummy2, dummy element, dummy symbol, expletive2, floating element, prop, prop word

Synonym(s): explétif2, mot explétif, symbole postiche

Related term(s): extraposition

Domain: Generative / Transformational Grammar

Source(s): Mounin 1974: 266; Ruwet 1967: 313


English word list

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  drawl1
  drawl2
  drill
  drum
  dual
  dubitative
  dummy1
dummy2
  dummy subject
  duration
  durative
  dvandva compound
  dynamic1
  dynamic2
  dynamic accent

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