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

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explétif2

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

nMS

Synonym(s): élément postiche, mot explétif, symbole postiche

Related term(s): extraposition

Domain: Generative / Transformational Grammar

Source(s): Pollock 1997: 123-124

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  doublet
  doubling
  downdrift
  downgrader
  downgrading
  downstep
  doxa
  drawl1
  drawl2
  drill
  drum
  dual
  dubitative
  dummy1
dummy2

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