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French word list

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  bouche
  bouchon
  boustrophédon
  brachylogie
  branche1
  branche2
  bref1
bref2
  brévité/brièveté
  brièveté
  bruit
  bruyant
  bruyante
  buccal
  but1

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English

brief

Fr    bref2

adj

Antonym(s): prolix, verbose, wordy

Related term(s): maxim of manner

Domain: Speech-Act Theory

Source(s): Beaugrande & Dressler 1981: 121; ELL: 754; Grice 1975: 46; Levinson 1983: 102


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brief
  broadening of meaning
  Broca's aphasia
  Broca's area
  buccal
  bundle
  burr
  Burzio's generalization
  'by' phrase
  cacology
  cacophonous
  cacophony
  cacuminal
  cadence1
  cadence2

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