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  ponctuation
  ponctuel1
  ponctuel2
  populaire
  population
  portée
  porter sur
posé
  positif1
  positif2
  position
  position A
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posé

Eng    assertion2, focus1

nMS

Synonym(s): focus

Antonym(s): présupposé2, présupposition

Related term(s): conséquence nécessaire, explicite

Domain: Logic, Semantics

Source(s): Arrivé etal. 1986: 566; Baylon & Fabre 1978: 90; Charaudeau & Maingueneau 2002: 305; Dubois etal. 1994: 372; Ducrot & Schaeffer 1995: 453-454; Ducrot & Todorov 1972: 347; Moeschler & Reboul 1994: 241-242, 533; Parveau & Sarfati 2003: 224; Sperber & Wilson 1989[trans.]: 320-322 (assertion, affirmation), 322 (focus)


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  ascribed
  asemantic
  asemanticity
  aside
  aspect1
  aspect2
  aspectual
  aspectual character
  aspirate
  aspirate 'h'
  aspirated
  aspiration
  assert
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