Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of lexicalize.

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  • adj. expressed by a word

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Examples

  • It was Michael Lewis who was the first to popularize the view that “language consists of grammaticalized lexis, not lexicalized grammar” (1993, p. 34).

    L is for (Michael) Lewis « An A-Z of ELT

  • It was Michael Lewis who was the first to popularize the view that “language consists of grammaticalized lexis, not lexicalized grammar” 1993, p.

    L is for (Michael) Lewis « An A-Z of ELT

  • Collocations that occur often enough become lexicalized as new compound words.

    "Did he just say 'orgy'?!"

  • Logical concepts tend not to be lexicalized if they are commonly conveyed by implicature.

    Implicature

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