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  parties annexes
  partitif
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  passé1
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passif sans agent
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agentless passive

[Subentry of agent, passive]

Fr    passif sans agent

Related term(s): impersonal passive, pseudo-passive, reflexive passive

Source(s):

Crystal 2003: 16, 339 (= non-agentive passive)
CRYSTAL, David. (2003) A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics, 5th Ed Oxford: Blackwell.


Dixon 1994: 147
DIXON, R.M.W. (1994) Ergativity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


Matthews 1997: 12
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Richards etal. 1992: 402
RICHARDS, Jack, PLATT,  J. & WEBER,  H.  (1992) Longman Dictionary of Language Teaching & Applied Linguistics. London: Longman.


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  Africanist
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  age
  age group
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  agentive
  agentive noun
agentless passive
  agglutinating
  agglutinating language
  agglutination
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