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  morphosyntaxe
  morphosyntaxique
  morphotonologie
  mot
  mot à mot
  mot accessoire
  mot de classe fermée
  mot graphique
  mot indexical
  mot onomatopéique
  mot pivot
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  mot simple
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French

mot explétif

[Subentry of explétif1, mot]

Eng    dummy2, dummy element, dummy symbol, expletive2, floating element, prop, prop word

Synonym(s): élément postiche, explétif2, symbole postiche

Related term(s): extraposition

Source(s): Dubois etal. 1994: 191; Grévisse & Goosse 1989: 107; Mounin 1974: 133; Pottier 1973: 127


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  drawl1
  drawl2
  drill
  drum
  dual
  dubitative
  dummy1
dummy2
  dummy subject
  duration
  durative
  dvandva compound
  dynamic1
  dynamic2
  dynamic accent

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