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  faire référence (à)
  faisceau
  fait manifeste
  fait social
  falsifiabilité
  falsification
  familier
  famille
  fausset
  fausseté
  faute
  faux
  faux-ami
  feed-back
  femelle

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faille tonale

Eng    downstep, phonemic tone lowering

Synonym(s): abaissement tonal distinctif, abaissement tonal non-prévisible, downstep

Related term(s): abaissement du registre, en escaliers

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Bouquiaux & Thomas 1976: 42-43; Mel'cuk 2000: 266


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  double-compound
  double-object construction
  doublet
  doubling
  downdrift
  downgrader
  downgrading
downstep
  doxa
  drawl1
  drawl2
  drill
  drum
  dual
  dubitative

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