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  agencement
agent
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agent

Eng    actor, agent

nMS

Related term(s): acteur, bénéficiaire, patient, prime actant, sujet, sujet logique

Source(s): Arrivé etal. 1986: 55; Charaudeau & Maingueneau 2002: 15; Chomsky 1991[trans.]: 71 (aussi "agent de l'action"); Dubois etal. 1994: 22; Houis 1963: 97; Mounin 1974: 15; Neveu 2004: 20-21, 256; Pike & Pike 1995[trans.]: 7; Pollock 1997: 48; Riegel etal. 1994: 259

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  action
  action verb
  actional
  active
  activity
  activity verb
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actor2
  actual2
  actualization
  actualize
  actualized hero
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