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  actant2
  actantiel
  acte
  acte de langage
  acte de langage indirect conventionnel
  acte de parole
  acte de référence
  acte menaçant pour la face
  acte phatique
  acte phonétique
  acte rhétique
  acte textuel
  acteur
  actif
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action

Fr    action1

nS

Antonym(s): state2

Related term(s): event, process3, state2

Source(s): Beaugrande & Dressler 1981: 4, 25; Clark & Clark 1977: 316 (requests for action); Cruse 1986: 174; Crystal 2003: 9; ELL: 5088; Levinson 1983: 44, 289; Longacre 1983: 156; Lyons 1971: 324; Lyons 1977: 483; Martin & Ringham 2006: 20; Matthews 1997: 6 (action noun); Mclaughlin 1984: 62; Nash 1968: 6; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 6 (action noun); Richards etal. 1992: 4-5; Schiffrin 1987: 10-12

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  act of reference
  actant1
  actant2
  actantial
  actantial analysis
  actantial role
  actio
action
  action verb
  actional
  active
  activity
  activity verb
  actor1
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