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  dérivé délocutif
  dériver
  déroulement
  désambiguïsation
  désambiguiser
  désarrondissement
  descendant1
descendant2
  descriptif
  description
  description indéfinie
  description structurale
  description synchronique
  descriptive
  descriptivisme

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top-down

Fr    descendant2

adj

Antonym(s): bottom-up

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 56; Matthews 1997: 380 (also "top-down procedure"); Richards etal. 1992: 383-384 (also "top-down process")

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  tongue1
  tongue2
  tongue height
  tongue-slip
  tonic
  tonic vowel
  tonology
top-down
  top-down methodology
  topic1
  topic marker
  topic2
  topic3
  topical coherence
  topical organization

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