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nominalisations

Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of nominalisation.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • They constantly use nominalisations such as 'progressive'.

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  • In a section in Plain Words called 'the lure of the abstract word' he comments that avoiding nominalisations 'is more important than any other single thing if you would convert a flabby style into a crisp one'.

    On nominalisations

  • And to make matters worse, there seems to be instances where nominalisations are useful, particularly in academic writing.'

    On nominalisations

  • I can't give a guide about when to use or not use nominalisations in a blog as my correspondent also asks - that would be a huge task.

    On nominalisations

  • What ideas do you have on the differences in the use of nominalisations across cultures?

    On nominalisations

  • So, in my view, using nominalisations makes a lot of sense, but mainly in the Anglo-American academic tradition.

    On nominalisations

  • Work on nominalisations have underpinned a lot of linguistic theories haven't they?

    On nominalisations

  • As far as style is concerned, my own take on that the use of nominalisations is justified by for cultural and historical reasons.

    On nominalisations

  • A correspont writes to say he is having trouble with nominalisations.

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  • I am so sorry for writing my comments under the article "on nominalisations".

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