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  boustrophédon
  brachylogie
  branche1
  branche2
  bref1
  bref2
  brévité/brièveté
brièveté
  bruit
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  bruyante
  buccal
  but1
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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
BEAUGRANDE, Robert de & DRESSLER, Wolfgang. (1981) Introduction to Text Linguistics. London: Longman. (PR)


Levinson 1983: 135
LEVINSON, Stephen C. (1983) Pragmatics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.  (PR)


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  break up
  breath1
  breath2
  breathe
  breathing
  breathing apparatus
  breathstream
brevity
  bridge verb
  brief
  broadening of meaning
  Broca's aphasia
  Broca's area
  buccal
  bundle

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