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  dissimilation
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  dissyllabique
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distinctif
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  distinctivité
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distinctif

Feminine form: distinctive

Eng    contrastive2, distinctive

adj

Synonym(s): oppositionnel, pertinent1

Related term(s): phonémique1, trait distinctif

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Arrivé etal. 1986: 508; Benveniste 1966: 22; Builles 1998: 10 (unité distinctive); Dell 1985: 105 (spécification distinctive); Greimas & Courtés 1979: 108-109; MacKay 1989: 47; Martinet 1955: 140 (pouvoir distinctif); Mounin 1974: 112; Neveu 2005: 80; Parveau & Sarfati 2003: 156 (unité distinctive)

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  control
  control verb
  controller
  conundrum
  convention
  conventional
  conventionality
  conventionalized indirect speech act
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