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  verbe d'attitude propositionnelle
  verbe bivalent
  verbe causatif
  verbe délocutif
  verbe déponent
  verbe dynamique
  verbe employé absolument
  verbe en seconde position
  verbe ergatif
  verbe fort
  verbe illocutoire
  verbe inchoatif
  verbe inergatif
  verbe léger
  verbe météorologique

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action verb

[Subentry of action, verb1]

Fr    verbe d'action, verbe d'activité, verbe dynamique

Synonym(s): activity verb, dynamic verb, nonstative verb, verb of action

Antonym(s): state verb, static verb, stative verb

Source(s): Arndt & Janney 1987: 206; Longacre 1983: 171; Lyons 1977: 449-450 (action-denoting verb); Nash 1968: 6


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  actant1
  actant2
  actantial
  actantial analysis
  actantial role
  actio
  action
action verb
  actional
  active
  activity
  activity verb
  actor1
  actor2
  actual2

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