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  médiopassif
méiose
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French

méiose

Eng    litotes, meiosis, understatement

nFS

Synonym(s): litote, tapinose

Antonym(s): hyperbole

Type of: figure de signification, trope

Domain: Rhetorics

Source(s): Dubois etal. 1994: 297


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  literal
  literariness
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  literary stylistics
  literary translation
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litotes
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