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  appositive
  appréhender
  appréhension
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  apprentissage2
  approche
  approche expérientielle
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arbitraire1

Eng    arbitrary, conventional, unmotivated

adj

Synonym(s): conventionnel, immotivé

Antonym(s): motivé

Source(s): Arrivé etal. 1986: 622; Bally 1950: 127; Buyssens 1967: 64; Dubois etal. 1994: 46; Ducrot & Todorov 1972: 172; François 1980: 52; Greimas & Courtés 1979: 18; Martinet 1955: 157; Neveu 2004: 43; Neveu 2005: 104; Parveau & Sarfati 2003: 70; Pottier 1973: 34, 457; Riegel etal. 1994: 557


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  approach2
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  appropriateness
  approximant
  approximate
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arbitrary
  arboreal
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