antecedent

  • 61Antecedent-contained deletion — is a phenomenon found in VP elision (verb phrase elision) contexts containing a quantifier. To understand the issue involved, it is necessary to understand how VP elision works. Consider the following examples.:(1) John washed the dishes, and so… …

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  • 62antecedent debt — see debt Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. antecedent debt …

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  • 63Antecedent soil moisture — is a term used in surface water hydrology in reference to runoff prediction and in process geomorphology in reference to fluvial patterns in drainage basins. Soil retains a degree of moisture after a rainfall event. This residual water moisture… …

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  • 64antecedent negotiations — a term in relation to consumer credit legislation referring to negotiations by or on behalf of the owner or creditor prior to contract. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …

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  • 65Antécédent (mathématiques) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Antécédent. En mathématiques, étant donnés deux ensembles E, F et une application , on appelle antécédent (par f) d un élément y de F tout élément dont l image par f est y, c est à dire tout élément x de E tel… …

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  • 66Antecedent (grammar) — In grammar, an antecedent is generally the noun or noun phrase to which an anaphor refers in a coreference. However, an antecedent can also be a clause, especially when the anaphor is a demonstrative. In these sentences, the antecedent is in bold …

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  • 67Antécédent (grammaire) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Antécédent. En grammaire, un antécédent est un segment de texte représenté ou repris par un autre segment. Habituellement, et conformément à son étymologie (anté = placé avant), l antécédent précède le segment… …

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  • 68Antecedent (logic) — An antecedent is the first half of a hypothetical proposition.Examples:* If P, then Q.This is a standard logical formulation of a hypothetical proposition. In this case, the antecedent is P, and the consequent is Q.* If X is a man, then X is… …

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  • 69ANTÉCÉDENT, ENTE — adj. Qui précède dans l’ordre du temps. Les actes antécédents. Les procédures antécédentes. Il est très souvent employé comme nom masculin. Cet homme a de fâcheux antécédents, Ses actions, sa conduite antérieure sont blâmables. En termes de… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 70Antecedent variable — In Bronx Science students are taught that the antecedent varible affects the whole relation of the variblesAn antecedent variable is a variable that occurs before the independent variable and the dependent variable. For example, in politics, a… …

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  • 71Antecedent (law) — Antecedents are the life history and previous convictions of a defendant in a criminal case. They are colloquially known as previous convictions (or simply previous ) in the U.K. and prior convictions (or simply priors ) in the United States and… …

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  • 72antecedent stream — a stream already in place before the rise of a mountain range, subsequently cutting through the rock at the same rate as the mountains rise and so maintaining its position. This has consequences for fish distribution, dispersal and migration …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 73antecedent year — the year when fish were spawned …

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  • 74antecedent drainage —   the maintenance of course by an old river over more recent uplifting of the land surface …

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  • 75antecedent sign — any precursory indication of an attack of disease …

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  • 76antecedent precipitation index —    A precipitation index that is based on the amount of previous precipitations [16] …

    Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • 77antecedent-soil moisture —    The degree of water saturation in the soil prior to a precipitation event [16] …

    Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • 78antecedent stream —    A stream having established its course before occurrence of orogenic events that would later alter the general drainage pattern [16] …

    Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • 79antecedent event — prior occurrence, previous event …

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  • 80antecedent debt — A debt previously contracted, whether or not due. Fletcher, Appellant, 136 Mass 340, 342. A debt once binding which has become unenforceable by operation of law, without release or discharge by the obligee. 17 Am J2d Contr § 130 …

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