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French word list

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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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English

prop word

Fr    élément postiche, explétif2, mot explétif, symbole postiche

Synonym(s): dummy2, dummy element, dummy symbol, expletive2, floating element, prop

Domain: Generative / Transformational Grammar

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 160 (= empty element), 376; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 186; Matthews 1997: 106-107; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 177 (prop-word)


English word list

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  pronominalization
  pronoun
  pronounce
  pronounceable
  pronunciation
  prop
  prop 'it'
prop word
  propagate
  propagation
  proparoxytone
  proper
  proper government
  property
  proportion

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