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affix

v. 1) to attach something to real estate in a permanent way, including planting trees and shrubs, constructing a building, or adding to existing improvements. The key is that affixed items are permanent and cannot be picked up and moved away like a washing machine. 2) to sign or seal, as affix a signature or a seal.

affix

verb add, adfigere, adhere, adjoin, adligare, agglutinate, annex, append, attach, bind, cohere, combine, conjoin, connect, couple, enclose, fasten, fix, insert, join, link, put together, secure, subjoin, supplement, unite
Associated concepts: affix a seal to an instrument, affix a signature, affix exhibits to a pleading, affix process to the door
See also: add, addendum, adhere, allonge, annex, append, attach, cement, cohere, combine, join, levy, rider
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In particular, according to Lieber, affixation involves the integration of two distinct skeletons; that of the affix and that of the base.
Neighbourhood size (NS), Letter lenght (LL), Family Size (FS), Base Frequency (BF), Affix productivity (AP).
bar], nominal terminations occur after the feminine affix (Table 2, steps 23, 23a, 23b).
An explication for this is found in the concept whole word access (Hay and Baayen 2002: 204, 2003: 102-4), which explains that, in cases where the derived word is more frequent than its base, the speaker tends to see the formation as an indecomposable entity, which may ultimately contribute to the unproductivity of the affix.
In simpler terms, the ratio in (1) measures the probability of encountering a new type not attested before, namely, a hapax legomenon, after that N tokens of a given affix have been sampled (Baayen 1989: 99-100, 2001: 156-157).
While such a fact may suggest that any derivational marking of location nouns is either not productive or not the primary meaning of the affix, the amount of coverage of derivational morphology in general, and of secondary meanings of affixes is not always thorough enough that we can be sure that absence of mention means absence of such forms.
In this article, we will look in some detail at the semantics of the affixes -er (writer) and -ee (employee) in English, at the affix -er (schrijver 'writer') in Dutch, and at the fact that Dutch seems to lack a specific process of word formation analogous to -ee in English.
But if the product is destined to a market that has no stamp tax system yet, then BIR will require the manufacturer to affix our own stamp tax at a minimal cost of P0.
There is a vast scientific debate concerning affix combinatorial properties, with a large number of cross-language studies (e.
Affix passive radio frequency identification (RFID) tags to the exterior packaging of shipments to identify the contents; and
Distributors have to purchase those stamps at a cost of 87 cents per pack and affix them to the pack prior to distribution.
Nevada goes so far as to specify that the exemption is denied "regardless of the fact that a contractor might purchase the tangible personal property he is going to affix in the name of the entity" (NEV.