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  constituant immédiat (CI)
  constituer
  constrictif
  constriction
  constrictive
  construction
  construction à double objet
  contact
  contamination
  contaminer
  conte
  contenu1
  contenu2
  contenu sémantique
  conter

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absolute construction

[Subentry of absolute, construction]

Fr    construction absolue

Related term(s): conjunct3, dislocation, sentence adverb, sentence adverbial, sentence-adjunct

Source(s): Crystal 2001: 1-2; ELL: 5087 (= absolute clause, absolute phrase); Hartmann & Stork 1972: 1-2 (= nominative absolute, dangling participle, absolute phrase); Matthews 1981: 234; Matthews 1997: 2; Nash 1968: 4; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 4; Quirk etal. 1985: 1120f. (absolute clause); Trask 1993: 2


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  abduction2
  abecedary
  aberrant
  abessive
  ability
  A-binding
  ablative
  ablative absolute
  ablaut
  able to be generated
  abnormal
  A-bound
  aboutness
  absolute
  absolute homophony

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