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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


English word list

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