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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'

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

    On parallelism

  • ˜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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Automated Reasoning

  • 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

  • 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"

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

    "One of the Grossest Oversimplifications of All Time"


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