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  constituant immédiat (CI)
  constituer
  constrictif
  constriction
  constrictive
  construction
  construction à double objet
  contact
  contamination
  contaminer
  conte
  contenu1
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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
CRYSTAL, David. (2001) A Dictionary of Language, 2nd Ed Chicago: University of Chicago Press.


ELL: 5087 (= absolute clause, absolute phrase)
The Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics. (1994) Oxford: Pergamon Press.


Hartmann & Stork 1972: 1-2 (= nominative absolute, dangling participle, absolute phrase)
HARTMANN, R.R.K. & STORK, F.C. (1972) Dictionary of Language and Linguistics. London: Applied Science Publishers.


Matthews 1981: 234
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1981) Syntax. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (SY)


Matthews 1997: 2
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Nash 1968: 4
NASH, Rose. (1968) Multilingual Lexicon of Linguistics and Philology: English, Russian, German, French. Coral Gables, FL: University of Miami Press. 


Pei & Gaynor 1954: 4
PEI, Mario A. & GAYNOR, Frank. (1954) A Dictionary of Linguistics. New York : Philosophical Library.


Quirk etal. 1985: 1120f. (absolute clause)
QUIRK, Randolph, GREENBAUM, Sidney, LEECH, Geoffrey, & SVARTNIK, Jan. (1985) A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language. London: Longman.


Trask 1993: 2
TRASK, R. L. (1993) A Dictionary of Grammatical Terms in Linguistics. New York: Routledge.


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  ablative absolute
  ablaut
  able to be generated
  abnormal
  A-bound
  aboutness
  absolute
  absolute homophony
  absolute origin of locating operations
  absolute synonym
  absolute synonymy
  absolute tense
  absolute transitive
  absolute universals
  absolutive

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