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  explétif 'il'
  explicabilité
  explicatif1
  explicatif2
  explication
  explication téléologique
  explicative
  explicitation
  explicite
  expliciter
  expliquer1
  expliquer2
  exploitation
  explosé
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French

explosif

Feminine form: explosive

Eng    plosive1, releasing

adj

Synonym(s): occlusif, plosif

Antonym(s): implosif2

Related term(s): explosé, relâché2

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Dubois etal. 1994: 191; MacKay 1989: 51, 91, 98; Mounin 1974: 133; Saussure 1949: 80

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  platitude
  plausibility
  play back
  pleonasm
  pleonastic
  plereme
  plosion
plosive1
  plosive2
  plot
  plug
  pluperfect
  plural
  pluralia tantum
  plurality

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