telic
adjective Etymology: Greek telikos, from telos end — more at telos Date: 1889 tending toward an end or outcome • telically adverb

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  • telić — tèlić m DEFINICIJA dem. od tele ETIMOLOGIJA vidi tele …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • telic — [tē′lik, tel′ik] adj. [Gr telikos < telos, an end: see TELO 2] 1. directed toward an end; purposeful 2. Linguis. PERFECTIVE: Opposed to ATELIC …   English World dictionary

  • Télic — Téléphonie Industrielle et Commerciale Téléphonie Industrielle et Commerciale (Télic), société crée en 1927, qui conservera son nom jusqu en 1990. Sommaire 1 Origine 2 L extension 3 Après la guerre 4 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • telic — het·ero·telic; telic; …   English syllables

  • Telic — Telharmony Tel*har mo*ny [?]), at a distant point or points by means of alternating currents of electricity controlled by an operator who plays on a keyboard. The music is produced by a receiving instrument similar or analogous to the telephone,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • telic — telically, adv. /tel ik, tee lik/, adj. 1. Gram. expressing end or purpose: a telic conjunction. 2. tending to a definite end. [1840 50; < Gk telikós pertaining to an end or cause. See TEL 2, IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • telic — adjective /ˈtɛlɪk/ a) expressing end or purpose. b) perfective aspect. Ant: atelic See Also: telic aspect, telicity …   Wiktionary

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