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  imitatif
  imitation
  imiter
  immanence
  immanent
  immédiat
immotivé
  immutabilité du signe
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  impératif
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immotivé

Feminine form: immotivée

Eng    arbitrary, conventional, unmotivated

adj

Synonym(s): arbitraire1, conventionnel

Antonym(s): motivé

Source(s): Arrivé etal. 1986: 623; Benveniste 1966: 49-50; Dubois etal. 1994: 240; Mounin 1974: 224; Neveu 2004: 43, 199; Neveu 2005: 104-105; Parveau & Sarfati 2003: 70; Pottier 1973: 335; Riegel etal. 1994: 557 (non motivé); Saussure 1949: 180f. (aussi "immotivité")


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  approach2
  appropriate
  appropriateness
  approximant
  approximate
  aptitude
  arbitrariness
arbitrary
  arboreal
  archaic
  archaism
  archilexeme
  archimorpheme
  archiphoneme
  archisememe

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