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  accentuel
  accentuer
  acceptabilité
  acceptable
  acception
  accès lexical
  accessibilité1
  accessibilité2
  accessible
  accident
  accidentel
  accolades
  accolement
  accommodation1
accommodation2

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assimilation

Fr    accommodation2, assimilation1

nS

Synonym(s): accommodation2, adaptation

Antonym(s): dissimilation

Related term(s): absorption, attraction, coarticulation, metaphony

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Akmajian etal. 1984: 123; Chomsky 1965: 175-176 (rule of assimilation); Crystal 2003: 38; Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 175; Finch 2000: 43, 61; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 21; Hock 1986: 61; Lehmann 1992: 194; MacKay 1989: 139; Matthews 1974: 101; Matthews 1997: 28; Nash 1968: 17; Onishi 1981: 60-63; Palmatier 1972: 13; Richards etal. 1992: 23; Trask 1996: 36-37; Wales 1989: 38-39

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  assibilate
  assibilation
  assign (a value to)
  assign (to)
  assignment1
  assignment2
  assimilate (to)
assimilation
  associate (with)
  association
  associative1
  associative2
  associative construction
  assonance
  assume

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