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litote

Eng    litotes, meiosis, understatement

nFS

Synonym(s): méiose, tapinose

Antonym(s): hyperbole

Type of: figure de signification, trope

Domain: Rhetorics

Source(s): Arrivé etal. 1986: 383; Charaudeau & Maingueneau 2002: 346-348; Dubois etal. 1994: 288; Ducrot & Todorov 1972: 354; Moeschler & Reboul 1994: 278; Mounin 1974: 205; Pottier 1973: 253

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