Publication details [#13947]

Picone, Michael D. 1996. L'impulsion synthétique: le français poussé vers la synthèse par la technologie moderne. [The Synthetic Impertus: French Pushed towards Synthesis by Modern Technology.] Le Français Moderne 59 (2) : 148–163.
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Article in journal
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Language as a subject
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Conseil international de la langue française


As a response to the challenge posed by modern technology, contemporary French is using more synthetic words (semantically complex with concision), as well as some underexploited lexical formulae traditional to French.