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  exercitif
  exhaustif
  exhaustivité
  exhortatif
  exhortation
  existentiel
  exocentricité
  exocentrique
  exolingue
  exophore
  exophorique
  exorde
  expansion1
  expansion2
  expérience1

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explétif2

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

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

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