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adjunction

A virtually extinct term for the use of a combined -drug or -modality approach to treating a disease; adjunctive therapy.
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This is reasonable especially in the case of adverb adjunction discussed here.
In the case of adjuncts, the idea that they are attached "late" has been around at least since Lebeaux (1988), but, as Speas (1990) admits, there seems to be no way to constrain late adjunction to just the right cases.
Conversely, Cinque (1993, 1999) assumes de-accenting or "marginalization," that is, movement of constituents containing nonfocused information to positions of adjunction where they receive weaker stress, Dowty (1996: 23) takes focused XPs to be "hounding categories" blocking extraposition, and, according to Krifka (1998: 90) absence of +F forces constituents to be scrambled away from the preverbal focus position of German and other languages.
Extraposition from AP would be broadly parallel to extraposition from NP, relative clause extraposition from DP, and result clause extraposition from DegP, and offers a simpler solution to the AP-splitting puzzle than Bernstein's A-raising approach, for it does not require A-to-Deg incorporation, since the extraposed elements are constituents (PPs, CPs), but, on the down side, the existence of rightward adjunctions has been a moot point for a long time.
2] is therefore forced to undergo head-to-head movement via left adjunction to circumvent the visibility condition (Baker 1988; Kayne 1994) (5).
When these elements are embedded in a projection without ClassP, they cannot check case features and the derivation will crash unless they undergo head-to-head adjunction to circumvent the case requirements of nominals and ensure visibility.
This adjunction operation of the non-head element accounts rather neatly for the existence of a compounding pattern that seems so contrary to the word order of Spanish, without any need to posit two different head parameters for native and learned compounding.
He links this structure to compounding via a double bracket restriction (DBR): "[a] double bracket at the edge of a word blocks adjunction of a word" (Piera 1995: 306).
If it were true that adjunction to the left was blocked by the head's WCM, then the compound should be * cabracorn, given that the structure of the head is [[X].
Birner and Ward 1998 for discussion and references), and both have traditionally been analyzed as adjunctions to IP (Lasnik and Saito 1992).
Moreover, there are good reasons to believe that focus scrambling as in (46a) and (46b) is A' movement, that is adjunction to VP (cf.
For example, it might be argued that the NP or the S are themselves now part of the E-level and, thus, can serve as hosts of adjunctions.