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  adjectiv(is)ateur
  adjectiv(is)ation
  adjoindre
  adjoint
  adjonction
  adjuvant
  adnominal
adoucissement
  adoucisseur
  adposition
  adresse1
  adresse2
  s'adresser à
  adstrat
  adverbal

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French

adoucissement

Eng    lenition

nMS

Synonym(s): affaiblissement, lénition

Antonym(s): affermissement

Related term(s): doux, spirantisation

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Dubois etal. 1994: 19; Mounin 1974: 11, 200


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lenition
  lesson
  letter
  level1
  level2
  level3
  level of phrase structure
  levelling
  level-skipping
  lexeme
  lexia2
  lexical
  lexical access
  lexical choice
  lexical creativity

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