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  expansion2
  expérience1
  expérience2
  expérience(u)r
  expérient
  expiration
  expiratoire
explétif1
  explétif2
  explétif 'il'
  explicabilité
  explicatif1
  explicatif2
  explication
  explication téléologique

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explétif1

Feminine form: explétive

Eng    dummy1, expletive1

adj

Synonym(s): postiche

Source(s): Neveu 2004: 127; Pollock 1997: 58 (expression explétive)

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  double-object construction
  doublet
  doubling
  downdrift
  downgrader
  downgrading
  downstep
  doxa
  drawl1
  drawl2
  drill
  drum
  dual
  dubitative
dummy1

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