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

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Examples

  • The world is full of nominalized, fully rational cars with perfectly fitted convertible tops.

    A Genuine Ragtop Road Monster, Leaks and All

  • General Motors But, Mr. Neil writes, The world is full of nominalized, fully rational cars with perfectly fitted convertible tops.

    Ragtop Road Monster

  • Field tries to establish this thesis by arguing that our empirical theories can be nominalized, i.e., reformulated in a way that avoids reference to, and existential quantification over, abstract objects.

    Fictionalism in the Philosophy of Mathematics

  • Finally, it's worth noting that proponents of easy-road nominalism do not prefer their view to Field's simply because it's “easier”, or because it doesn't involve a commitment to the controversial claim that our empirical theories can be nominalized.

    Fictionalism in the Philosophy of Mathematics

  • The nominalized infinitive is also used for 'happening(s), event(s)'.

    enowning

  • Matters are complicated by the fact that any predicate can be nominalized into the subject term of the sentence: “X is M” is equivalent to

    Moral Anti-Realism

  • Here is Quine and Goodman's (1947 p. 180) nominalized version of “There are more cats than dogs”: “Every individual that contains a bit of each cat is bigger than some individual that contains a bit of each dog” where a bit “is an object that is just as big as the smallest animal among all cats and dogs”.

    Types and Tokens

  • ” It may be definitely nominalized or verbalized by the affixing of elements that are exclusively nominal or verbal in force.

    Chapter 6. Types of Linguistic Structure

  • It may still be nominalized; inikwihl’minih’isit-’i means “the former small fires in the house, the little fires that were once burning in the house.

    Chapter 6. Types of Linguistic Structure

  • Almost all adjectives in Bantu languages are simply an associative particle joining a noun to a nominalized verb.

    lingamish

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