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By Steven Jones,M. Lynne Murphy,Carita Paradis,Caroline Willners

The examine of antonyms (or 'opposites') in a language supplies vital perception into be aware which means and discourse constructions. This publication presents an intensive research of antonyms in English and gives an cutting edge version of the way we mentally arrange options and the way we understand contrasts among them. The authors use corpus and experimental the right way to construct a theoretical photograph of the antonym relation, its prestige within the brain and its construal in context. proof is drawn from average antonym use in speech and writing, first-language antonym acquisition, and regulated elicitation and decisions of antonym pairs by means of local audio system. The e-book additionally proposes ways that a better wisdom of ways antonyms paintings might be utilized to the fields of language know-how and lexicography.

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