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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.

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The results presented in this paper focus on two ways of nominalising an adjectival base, that is, by affixation by -ness or by zero-affixation.
the tenant or landlord shall be served with the order issued against them either in person or at the demised premises pursuant to Article 6 of the Decision, once by affixation without inquiry, following a refusal of service;
From the perspective of the description of structural constraints, multiple affixation ought to be possible as long as structural constraints between affixes are preserved.
1897) (adopting the affixation rule within American courts); M'Andrew v.
2007, Turkish Suspended Affixation.--Linguistics 45, 311-347.
Here, all morphological processes are grouped into two: the concatenative process involving concatenating or putting morphemes together as in compounding and affixation; and the non-concatenative process involving modifying internal structures of morphemes/content words.
Air Lines (PIA) on Monday clarified a news item appeared in a section of media, alleging that "PIA paying for a vehicle to transport Finance Minister's passport to Islamabad for affixation of visa".
Digital-era fingerprints should also be considered for affixation to important confidential information.
(2002), and we entertain a dualmechanism model to account for the patterns observed in the acquisition of early verb forms in Spanish; specifically, we expect to find evidence of a regular/irregular asymmetry with respect to both stem formation and inflectional affixation. In other words, regular patterns, whether they be stems or inflectional affixes, should over-generalize to irregular items, whereas generalizations of irregular patterns to regular verbs should be rare or non-existent.
Furthermore, because of the lack of consensus in the literature on the issues of derivation and affixation, I will follow Baron's guidelines and accept only verb-noun pairs which are either zero-related or which share a root morpheme and are not derived by means of affixation.
The Ombudsman debunked their claim of good faith and presumption of regularity in the performance of their duties and ruled that "the act of certification or release of funds, approval and the affixation of signature in the disbursement vouchers, obligation slip and checks are neither mere formalities nor ministerial functions but involve the exercise of sound discretion that must be diligently performed as these are imbued with public interest."