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address

noun abode, box number, domicile, dwelling, dwelling place, habitation, headquarters, home, inhabitancy, inscriptio, legal residence, locus, lodging, lodging place, lodgment, place of business, residence, seat, street number
Associated concepts: business address, last known address, local address, office address, post office address, residence

address

(Direct attention to), verb apply oneself to, approach, be occupied with, bring to attention, bring to nooice, call attention to, call to notice, concern oneself with, devote oneself to, direct to, occupy oneself with

address

(Petition), verb appeal, call upon, enter a plea, enter a suit for, plead, prepare a complaint, prepare a formal request, prepare a petition, seek redress
Associated concepts: address the court

address

(Talk to), verb deliver a talk, discourse, give a speech, harangue, hominem adloqui, lecture, orate, preach, se rei dedere, sermonize, speak to
See also: abode, accost, appeal, behavior, bestow, building, call, conduct, converse, declaim, declamation, deportment, discourse, dispatch, domicile, habitation, locality, lodging, manner, parlance, peroration, recite, report, residence, rhetoric, site, speak, speech, structure

ADDRESS, chan. plead. That part of a bill which contains the appropriate and technical description of the court where the plaintiff seeks his remedy. Coop. Eq. Pl. 8; Bart. Suit in Eq. Story, Eq. Pl. Sec. 26 Van Hey. Eq. Draft. 2.

ADDRESS, legislation. In Pennsylvania it is a resolution of both, branches of the legislature, two-thirds of each house concurring, requesting the governor to remove a judge from office. The constitution of that state, art. 5, s. 2, directs that "for any reasonable cause, which shall not be, ground for impeachment, the governor may remove any of them [the judges], on the address of two-third's of each branch of the legislature." The mode of removal by address is unknown to the constitution of the, United States, but it is recognized in several of the states. In some of the state constitutions the language is imperative; the governor when thus addressed shall remove; in others it is left to his discretion, he may remove. The relative proportion of each house that must join in the address, varies also in different states. In some a bare majority is sufficient; in others, two- thirds are requisite; and in others three-fourths. 1 Journ. of Law, 154.

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Of course, the poet as addresser is only part of the poet as organizer of the entire poem, its master.
I've gotten several requests for the tabs, even before we made them available on our website," says Charlie Dehne, a support consultant at Addresser Based Systems.
The study of language communication in this context helps in determining various principles connected with the communication intention of the addresser, character of communicants' interaction and peculiarities of their communication.
The addresser of such messages and links is often an attacker.
18) Roman Jackobson (1896-1982), linguist--his well-known communication model consisted of the addresser, the message, the addressee, the context, the code and the contact.
The usual interaction that takes place in letter writing, between addresser and addressee, is replaced by another kind of interaction between the addresser and herself, a dialogue of a monologic nature that eventually leads to the protagonists' liberation from their oppressive circumstances.
In the rhetorical model, we must first identify and understand the sentence structure and its integration into larger units, which make possible the recognition of semantic relations, and which comprise a contextual dimension that includes the figures of the addresser and addressee in the communicative act.
From this perspective, we can emphasize the essential role of the author as the primary addresser, while the audience is the final addressee without whom the text, in any form, looses its raison d'etre: "the drama is what the writer writes; the script is the interior map of a particular production; the theatre is the specific set of gestures performed by the performers in any given performance; the performance is the whole event, including audience and performers.
La vieille loi adoptee par le Parlement de la Province du Canada ne stipulait pas de demarche en vue d'obtenir une charte d'incorporation: les interesses devaient addresser une petition aupres de l'Assemblee legislative pour se faire entendre, dans l'espoir que les deputes acquiescent a leurs demandes.
The reader feels as if he or she knows the addresser and addressee, without any literal firsthand knowledge of either greater than the sisterly sharing that is based on the directness of memory and shared experience.
His analyses illustrate how Jakobson's primary emphasis on the message surrenders to emphasis on the code (language) or undermining the code, on context, on reader response, and on the relationship of the shared assumptions of the addresser (speaker, writer) and addressee (listener, reader).
As word, it is precisely the product of the reciprocal relationship between speaker and listener, addresser and addressee .