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COLLOCATION, French law. The act by which the creditors of an estate are arranged in the order in which they are to be paid according to law. The order in which the creditors-are placed, is also called collocation. Merl. Rep. h.t. Vide Marshalling Assets.

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Strong: A large number of collocations are strong or very strong.
Medium strength; There are words that go together with a greater frequency than weak collocations.
In the case of lexical collocations and idioms, they have in common the phrases adjective+noun/noun+adjective (e.
Regarding lexical collocations and compounds, the structural combinations that follow are shared by both types of MWL units: noun+noun (e.
0, it was possible to raise students' most frequently used collocations and have some partial results on: 1) the students' collocational choices and patterns; 2) the influence of the mother tongue on these choices; and 3) the most/least used type of collocations employed by the Brazilian students: verbal, nominal, adjectival or adverbial collocations.
Therefore, a lot of research focuses on typical collocations in special languages as opposed to common collocations in general language.
Carter categorized collocations further into four types moving from looser to more determined: unrestricted, semirestricted, familiar, and restricted.
Therefore, we consider that a second functional intrinsic feature of collocations is their arbitrariness.
For the lexicalization of term collocations the question therefore arises whether the examined phrase appears in the position of the definiendum (= the defined concept) in a specialized definition.
Indeed, when asked about especially helpful items in their presentations, the experimental students made explicit reference to some collocations exploited, such as run the company, manage the data, in great detail, and so forth.
Table 2 presents the frequencies of the top five collocations with initial as ranked by mutual information (MI) score in O'Connor's fiction and the Brown texts.
Regarding collocations, in spite of their widely acknowledged importance for learners, there are not many studies that analyse non-native speakers' use of collocations.