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  • 81Possessive antecedent — In English grammar, a pronoun has a possessive antecedent if its antecedent (the noun that it refers to) appears in a possessive case; for example, in the following sentence, Winston Churchill is a possessive antecedent, serving as it does as the …

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  • 82Generic antecedent — Generic antecedents are representatives of classes, indicated by a reference in ordinary language (most often a pronoun), where gender is typically unknown or irrelevant. [Mark Balhorn, [http://eng.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/32/2/79 The… …

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  • 83Denying the antecedent — Denying the antecedent, sometimes also called inverse error, is a formal fallacy, committed by reasoning in the form: If P, then Q. Not P. Therefore, not Q. Arguments of this form are invalid. Informally, this means that arguments of this form do …

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  • 84Last antecedent rule — The last antecedent rule is a doctrine of interpretation of a statute, by which Referential and qualifying phrases, where no contrary intention appears, refer solely to the last antecedent. [ [http://adamsdrafting.com/downloads/g and m 082807.pdf …

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  • 85Plasma thromboplastin antecedent — Bänder /Oberflächenmodell nach PDB  …

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  • 86last antecedent rule — n: a doctrine in the interpretation of statutes: qualifying words or phrases refer only to the last antecedent word or phrase unless the context or entire act clearly requires otherwise – called also last antecedent doctrine; Merriam Webster’s… …

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  • 87Plasma Thromboplastin Antecedent — Bänder /Oberflächenmodell nach PDB  …

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  • 88last antecedent — For the purposes of the rule of construction of a statute that qualifying words, phrases and clauses are ordinarily confined to the last antecedent:–the last words which can be made an antecedent without impairing the meaning of the sentence.… …

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  • 89fallacy of the antecedent — the logical fallacy of denying the antecedent : denial of the antecedent …

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  • 90judicial antecedent — index precedent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 91proceeding from antecedent to consequent — index a priori Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 92denial of the antecedent — the logical fallacy of inferring the negation of the consequent of an implication from the negation of the antecedent (as in “if it rains then the game is canceled but it has not rained therefore the game is not canceled”) compare affirmation of… …

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  • 93affirming the antecedent — Arguing, validly, that from p, and if p then q, it follows that q . See modus ponens …

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  • 94denying the antecedent — To argue invalidly that given that if p then q, and given not p, we can infer q . ‘If she is in Barbados she is in the Caribbean; she is not in Barbados, so she is not in the Caribbean.’ …

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  • 95plasma thromboplastin antecedent — plasma thromboplastin an·te·ced·ent .ant ə sēd ənt n a clotting factor whose absence is associated with a form of hemophilia abbr. PTA called also factor XI * * * (PTA) factor XI; see under coagulation factors, at factor …

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  • 96plasma thromboplastin antecedent deficiency — PTA deficiency factor XI deficiency …

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  • 97last antecedent rule — A canon of statutory construction that relative or qualifying words or phrases are to be applied to the words or phrases immediately preceding, and as not extending to or including other words, phrases, or clauses more remote, unless such… …

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  • 98last antecedent rule — A canon of statutory construction that relative or qualifying words or phrases are to be applied to the words or phrases immediately preceding, and as not extending to or including other words, phrases, or clauses more remote, unless such… …

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  • 99last antecedent clause — The principle that relative and qualifying words, phrases, or clauses are to be applied to the words, phrases, or clauses immediately precedent, and not extended to other words, phrases or clauses more remote. Montgomery Light & Traction Co. v… …

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  • 100plasma thromboplastin antecedent — noun coagulation factor whose deficiency results in a hemorrhagic tendency • Syn: ↑factor XI • Hypernyms: ↑coagulation factor, ↑clotting factor …

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