from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Linguistics The placement of the topic at the beginning of a sentence, as in That movie, you couldn't pay me to see.
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- n. The placing of the topic of a sentence at the beginning.
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- n. (linguistics) emphasis placed on the topic or focus of a sentence by preposing it to the beginning of the sentence; placing the topic at the beginning of the sentence is typical for English
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