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  fléchage
  flèche
  fléchi
  fléchir
  flexion
  flexionnel
  focalisateur
  focalisation1
  focalisation2
  focalisation externe
  focalisation interne
  focalisation3
  focalisé
  focaliser (sur)
focus1

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English

assertion2

Fr    focus, posé

nS

Synonym(s): focus1

Antonym(s): presupposition

Related term(s): entailment, explicit, topic1

Domain: Logic, Semantics

Source(s): Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 272 (affirmation); ELL: 4484; Givon 1984: 256; Levinson 1983: 173; Sperber & Wilson 1988: 214-215


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  aspectual character
  aspirate
  aspirate 'h'
  aspirated
  aspiration
  assert
  assertion1
assertion2
  assertive
  assertor
  assibilate
  assibilation
  assign (a value to)
  assign (to)
  assignment1

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