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  polaire
  polarisation
  polarisé
  polarité
  poli
politesse
  polyfonctionnel
  polygenèse
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politesse

Eng    politeness

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Related term(s): adoucisseur, atténuateur1, atténuation, demande, face, figuration, formalité, principe de coopération, requête

Domain: Sociolinguistics

Source(s): Charaudeau & Maingueneau 2002: 439-443; Egner 1983: 62 (aussi "contraintes de politesse"); Moeschler & Reboul 1994: 253 (maxime de politesse); Pottier 1973: 477 (code de politesse)

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  polar
  polar interrogative
  polarity
  polarization
  polarized
  policymaker
  polite
politeness
  politeness principle (PP)
  polyfunctional
  polygenesis
  polygenetic
  polyglossia
  polyglot
  polyglottism

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