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clause

Vox populi A phrase in a legal document that binds the contracting parties to do a thing. See Benefits not provided clause, Conscience clause, Consent to settle clause, Consultation clause, Delaney clause, Gag clause, Grandfather clause, Hold harmless clause, Incontestable clause, Indemnification clause, Insuring clause, Most favored nation clause, Noncompete clause, Recurring clause.
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-- 2007, Separating "Focus Movement" from Focus.--Phrasal and Clausal Architecture.
If e- (the negation) were treated as a lexical verb (which is counter-intuitive), then the target would be represented on the CP as well; however, since negation is always an operator (nuclear, core, or clausal), on any analysis we would have to say that here the target of agreement is an operator, while the controller is an argument of the verb.
For the purposes of this study we are interested only in tokens of clausal negation, i.e., when negation syntactically carries scope over an entire clause as in (1)-(3) above.
She also recoded those transcripts for clausal density, causal language, and examiner prompts for causal language.
I have taken as my starting point the four English verbal classes that Levin (1993) describes as potentially compatible with cognate objects since her definition of this particular clausal constituent, though more restricted than mine, adjusts quite well to the one proposed in this study.
Rules for extracting operation: Any verb that appears as root or clausal complement is identified as operation of NFR model which is done by that particular subject:
Clausal: C greater than T greater than (Neg) greater than (Perf) greater than (Prog) greater than (Pass) greater than greater than V