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  • adjective Of, pertaining to, or constructed using clauses.

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  • adjective of or relating to or functioning as a clause


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  • 1 By contrast, and to anticipate something closer to the turn of Agamben's thought perhaps, the generalized apostrophe "Beware of the dog" — as speech act rather than common noun in clausal context — absents the animal's presence

    Notes on 'Phonemanography: Romantic to Victorian' 2008

  • And in relation to the later post: both as and that can be used as conjunctions in clausal comparison.

    On parallelism DC 2008

  • ˜Head parameter,™ a child needs to be able to identify which words in the stream of noise she is hearing are in fact clausal heads.

    Innateness and Language Cowie, Fiona 2008

  • While the factive verb “know” triggers the presupposition that its clausal complement is true, this presupposition is neutralized in [10b] and [10c].

    Discourse Representation Theory Geurts, Bart 2007

  • Thus the yellowcake ‘business’ was just one specific, of one WMD concern nuclear, of one of 23 clausal rationales for going to war.

    Firedoglake » Just the Facts, Ma’am 2006

  • We take up clausal logic here and assume that the reader is familiar with the rudiments of first-order logic; for the typed λ-calculus the reader may want to check Church 1940.

    Automated Reasoning Portoraro, Frederic 2005

  • One drawback is the exponential increase in the size of the resulting formula when transformed from standard logic notation into clausal form.

    Automated Reasoning Portoraro, Frederic 2005

  • Another disadvantage is that the syntactic structure of a formula in standard logic notation can be used to guide the construction of a proof but this information is completely lost in the transformation into clausal form.

    Automated Reasoning Portoraro, Frederic 2005

  • By my hypothesis, H. hemingwayensis does have compositional syntactic and semantic structures up to the clausal level, and analogous sorts of structures at the discourse level.

    "One of the Grossest Oversimplifications of All Time" Chris 2005

  • There is no syntactic clausal subordination, and no relative clauses.

    "One of the Grossest Oversimplifications of All Time" Chris 2005


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