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  expliquer1
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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
DUBOIS, Jean etal. (1994) Dictionnaire de linguistique et des sciences du langage. Paris: Larousse.


MacKay 1989: 51, 91, 98
MACKAY, Ian. (1989) Phonetics and Speech Science. A Bilingual Dictionary. Dictionnaire Bilingue de la Phonétique et des Sciences de la Parole. New York/Bern: Peter Lang. (PH)


Mounin 1974: 133
MOUNIN, Georges. (1974) Dictionnaire de la linguistique. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France.


Saussure 1949: 80
SAUSSURE, Ferdinand de. (1949) Cours de linguistique générale. Paris: Payot. (FT)


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