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  mot savant
  mot simple
  mot vide
  mot-clé
  mot-gigogne
  motif
  motivation
motivation relative
  motivation secondaire
  motivé
  mot-outil
  mot-phrase
  mot-portemanteau
  mot-racine
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relative motivation

[Subentry of motivation, relative]

Fr    motivation relative, motivation secondaire

Synonym(s): secondary motivation

Related term(s): relative arbitrariness

Domain: Functionalism

Source(s): Dineen 1967: 203; Saussure 1959[trans.]: 131


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  relational antonym
  relational organization
  relation(s)
  relationship
  relationship (between languages)
  relative
  relative (clause)
relative motivation
  relative tense
  relative transformation
  relativity
  relativization
  relativize
  relator
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