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  mot indexical
  mot onomatopéique
  mot pivot
  mot savant
  mot simple
  mot vide
  mot-clé
mot-gigogne
  motif
  motivation
  motivation relative
  motivation secondaire
  motivé
  mot-outil
  mot-phrase

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English

blend

Fr    mot-gigogne, mot-portemanteau, mot-valise, mot-valise

nS

Synonym(s): portmanteau word

Source(s): Akmajian etal. 1984: 70; Clark & Clark 1977: 274; Crystal 2003: 54; ELL: 5097; Hamp 1963: 19 (result of blending); Hartmann & Stork 1972: 28 (= amalgam); Lehmann 1992: 223-224; Matthews 1997: 40; Nash 1968: 23; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 30 (= telescoped word); Quirk etal. 1985: 1583; Richards etal. 1992: 282; Trask 1993: 31; Trask 1996: 54; Wales 1989: 51


English word list

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  binomial
  bit
  bi-transitive
  biunique
  biuniqueness
  bivalent
  blank verse
blend
  blending
  block2
  blocked
  blocking
  body
  body language
  bony conduction

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