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lex·i·cal

(leks'ĭ-kăl),
Denoting the vocabulary of speech or language.

lex·i·cal

(leks'i-kăl)
Denoting the vocabulary related to or describing speech or language.
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First, I adopt the view that lexical items are inserted into the syntactic structure once its derivation has been completed.
In our work we compare Dice and Gravity Counts methods for the identification of lexical units by applying them under the same conditions.
Early intervention intended to develop a core lexicon during the one-word stage should not focus solely on teaching the phonological and semantic (sound and meaning) features of the lexical categories.
Apart from the straightforward restrictions which concern grammatical well-formedness there is a wide range of restrictions when it comes to lexical co-selection, which also influences syntactic patterns (Sinclair 1991, Francis 1993).
One key feature of schizophrenia is a seeming hyperactivation of lexical associative processes, resulting in floods of words and ideas.
The relationship between depth of vocabulary knowledge and L2 learners' lexical inferencing strategy use and success.
Jose Ramon Carriazo and Patricia Gimenez-Eguibar, "Procesos de sustitucion lexica en el tecnolecto naval del Siglo de Oro: neologia frente a obsolescencia" (23-39), examine methodological problems posed by the interplay of lexical loss and borrowings in the history of naval technical terminology.
The dictionary is not a dictionary of religion that includes only key theological terms; rather it encompasses all the lexical items from a variety of works thematically concerned with bhakti.
Toolan next turns his attention to lexical diversity and the various methods, from the qualitative to the quantitative, to measure that diversity.
O que chamamos de metafora lexical e a eleicao de designacoes de referentes naohumanos como fonte de motivacao para a construcao da antroponimia.
Keywords: Lexical Cohesion, Macrorules, Macrostructure, Main Idea Comprehension