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  patron
  patronyme
  pattern
  paucal
  pause
  pédagogie
  pédagogique
péjoratif
  péjoration
  pensée
  pénultième1
  pénultième2
  perceptibilité
  perceptible
  perception

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French

péjoratif

Feminine form: péjorative

Eng    pejorative

adj

Synonym(s): dépréciatif

Antonym(s): laudatif, mélioratif

Related term(s): axiologique, suffixe diminutif

Domain: Semantics

Source(s): Arrivé etal. 1986: 493; Bally 1950: 135 (verbe péjoratif), 181 (nuance péjorative), 248-249 (suffixe péjoratif); Dubois etal. 1994: 353 (aussi "trait péjoratif", "connotation péjorative"); Houis 1963: 94; Mounin 1974: 252; Tesnière 1982: 405


English word list

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  pause
  peak
  peak of the syllable
  pedagogic(al)
  pedagogy
  peer group
  pejoration
pejorative
  penult
  penultimate
  perceive
  perceptibility
  perceptible
  perception
  perfect

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