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  consonne syllabique
  consonne uvulaire
  consonne vélaire
  consonne vélarisée
  consonne vibrante
  constante
  constatation
constatif
  constellation
  constituant1
  constituant2
  constituant immédiat (CI)
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constatif

Feminine form: constative

Eng    constative

adj

Antonym(s): performatif1

Related term(s): affirmatif, constatation, énoncé constatif, polarité

Domain: Speech-Act Theory

nMS

Synonym(s): énoncé constatif

Antonym(s): performatif2

Type of: acte de langage

Related term(s): affirmation, assertion, constatation, déclaration1, phrase constative

Domain: Speech-Act Theory

Source(s): Dubois etal. 1994: 113; Greimas & Courtés 1979: 272 (verbe constatif); Moeschler & Reboul 1994: 53, 57

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  consonant1
  consonant2
  consonant shift
  consonantal1
  consonantal2
  consonant-cluster reduction
  constant
constative
  constellation
  constituency grammar
  constituent1
  constituent2
  constituent-structure constraint
  constituent-structure grammar
  constitute

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