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  boustrophédon
  brachylogie
  branche1
  branche2
  bref1
  bref2
  brévité/brièveté
brièveté
  bruit
  bruyant
  bruyante
  buccal
  but1
  but2
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brevity

Fr    brièveté

nS

Antonym(s): prolixity, verbosity, wordiness

Related term(s): brachylogy, maxim of manner

Domain: Speech-Act Theory

Source(s): Beaugrande & Dressler 1981: 121; Levinson 1983: 135


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  brackets
  branch1
  branch2
  branching
  branching position
  branching rule
  break down (into)
  break up
  breath1
  breath2
  breathe
  breathing
  breathing apparatus
  breathstream
brevity

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