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  • 1 Sentence (linguistics) — In the field of linguistics, a sentence is an expression in natural language, and often defined to indicate a grammatical unit consisting of one or more words that generally bear minimal syntactic relation to the words that precede or follow it.… …

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  • 2 sentence sense — noun : the ability to recognize a group of words that forms a written complete sentence as distinguished from a minor sentence or adjacent sentences …

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  • 3 Sentence completion tests — are a class of semi structured projective techniques. Sentence completion tests typically provide respondents with beginnings of sentences, referred to as “stems,” and respondents then complete the sentences in ways that are meaningful to them.… …

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  • 4 Sentence — Sen tence, n. [F., from L. sententia, for sentientia, from sentire to discern by the senses and the mind, to feel, to think. See {Sense}, n., and cf. {Sentiensi}.] 1. Sense; meaning; significance. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Tales of best sentence and… …

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  • 5 sentence — 1. Many users of this book will have been taught that a sentence is a group of words that makes complete sense, contains a main verb, and when written begins with a capital letter and ends with a full stop (or a question mark if it is a question… …

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  • 6 Sentence finale — est un film de Franck Allera, produit par Farid Dms Debah, sorti en 2006, avec Élodie Navarre, Hans Meyer, Marie Merger, Didier Flamand et Gabrielle Lazure. Synopsis Un curé est retrouvé carbonisé suite à un incendie dans une église. Au milieu de …

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  • 7 sentence — ► NOUN 1) a set of words that is complete in itself, conveying a statement, question, exclamation, or command and typically containing a subject and predicate. 2) the punishment assigned to someone found guilty by a court. ► VERB ▪ declare the… …

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  • 8 Sentence spacing — Double sentence spaced typewriter text (1946) vs. single sentence spaced typeset text (1979) Sentence spacing is the horizontal space between sentences in typeset text. It is a matter of typographical convention …

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  • 9 sentence — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 group of words ADJECTIVE ▪ long, short ▪ Try to keep your sentences short. ▪ complete, whole ▪ broken …

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  • 10 Sentence capitale — Peine de mort Application de la peine de mort dans le monde      Abolie pour tous les crimes …

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  • 11 Sentence Comprehension — Human language comprehension takes place whenever a reader or listener processes a language utterance, either in isolation or in the context of a conversation or a text. Many studies of the human language comprehension process have focused on… …

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  • 12 sentence — sen|tence1 W2S1 [ˈsentəns] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: Latin sententia feeling, opinion, sentence , from sentire; SENTIENT] 1.) a group of words that usually contains a subject and a verb, and expresses a complete idea. Sentences… …

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  • 13 complete — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} verb 1 finish sth ADVERB ▪ on schedule, on time ▪ successfully ▪ The project has now been successfully completed. ▪ just, recently …

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  • 14 Sentence diagram — X bar theory graph of the sentence He studies linguistics at the university. IP = Inflectional phrase. In pedagogy, a sentence diagram is a pictorial representation of the grammatical structure of a natural language sentence. A sentence diagram… …

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  • 15 Sentence function — In linguistics, sentence function refers to a speaker s purpose in uttering a specific sentence; whether a listener is present or not. It answers the question: Why has this been said? The most basic sentence functions in the world s languages… …

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  • 16 sentence — 1 / sentFns/ noun (C) 1 a group of words that usually contains a subject and a verb, expresses a complete idea or asks a question, and that, when written in English, begins with a capital letter and ends with a full­stop1 (1) 2 a punishment that… …

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  • 17 Sentence Review Commission — The Sentence Review Commission was established by the Northern Ireland (Sentences) Act 1998 and was co chaired by Brian Currin, a South African human rights lawyer and Sir John Blelloch, a retired senior Northern Ireland Office civil servant.The… …

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  • 18 Sentence arbitrale — Arbitrage (droit) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Arbitrage.  Ne pas confondre avec le droit de se faire justice à soi même ou Justice privée. L arbitrage est un mode alternatif de résolution des conflits, dans lequel un arbitre intervient …

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  • 19 sentence fragment — noun an incomplete sentence; a phrase or clause that is punctuated and capitalized as a sentence but does not constitute a complete grammatical sentence. It is usually caused by the failure to include a subject and a verb in a sentence or as the… …

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  • 20 sentence — {{11}}sentence (n.) late 13c., doctrine, authoritative teaching, from O.Fr. sentence (12c.), from L. sententia thought, meaning, judgment, opinion, from sentientem, prp. of sentire be of opinion, feel, perceive (see SENSE (Cf. sense)). Loss of… …

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