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  apprentissage1
  apprentissage2
  approche
  approche expérientielle
  approprié
  appropriété
approximante
  d'appui
  à-propos
  aptitude
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approximant

Fr    approximante

nS

Synonym(s): frictionless continuant

Related term(s): fricative1, spirant

Domain: Phonology

Source(s):

Collinge 1990: 13
COLLINGE, N. E. (1990) An Encyclopaedia of Language. London: Routledge.


Crystal 2003: 30
CRYSTAL, David. (2003) A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics, 5th Ed Oxford: Blackwell.


Finch 2000: 58
FINCH, Geoffrey. (2000) Linguistic Terms and Concepts. New York: St. Martin's Press.


Hartmann & Stork 1972: 17
HARTMANN, R.R.K. & STORK, F.C. (1972) Dictionary of Language and Linguistics. London: Applied Science Publishers.


Matthews 1997: 23
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Trask 1996: 30
TRASK, R. L. (1996) A Dictionary of Phonetics and Phonology. London: Routledge.  (PH)


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  appositive2
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  apprehension
  approach1
  approach2
  appropriate
  appropriateness
approximant
  approximate
  aptitude
  arbitrariness
  arbitrary
  arboreal
  archaic
  archaism

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