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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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Thus it shows two collocational types: ordeyne and make (24 occ.
34) In this case, however, we doubt that the collocational argument is appropriate.
And third -- and crucial for my argument here -- whilst the frequency of some head-words and specific collocations is biassed towards mass-media topics (politics, war, economics, and so on), it is unlikely that the general collocational phenomena which I discuss (such as strength of collocational attraction) are affected by such topical bias.
H0: Considering grammatical collocational knowledge, there is not a difference between the high and the low group of proficiency.
During several years spent in Birmingham University he won over a whole group of linguists Michael Hoey, Susan Hunston, Michael Stubbs, Wolfgang Teubert and Elena Tognini-Bonelli-to share his own understanding of collocational relations (McEnery and Hardie 2012:122).
In the field of collocational studies, corpus linguistics is chosen by many researchers as a methodological guideline.
2] is recognized as a marker of traffic-related pollution because of its collocational association with other pollutants (Beckerman et al.
While breadth refers to the amount of words known, depth of word knowledge includes all word characteristics such as phonemic, graphemic, morphemic, syntactic, semantic, collocational and phraseological properties (Quian, 2002).
Bush, following the first round of attacks on Afghanistan in January 2002 the authors show how Bush, respectively his speech writers, exploit collocational expectations raised in ordinary language use by deliberately disappointing them.
shaped and constrained by stored prototypes (based on cultural knowledge), by the coordinate and collocational links within stored semantic fields, and by innate structures of syntax, sound, and lemmatization" (15).
1) In addition to being "unmarked" and "perceptually salient," a core word will display collocational frequency; that is to say, it will co-occur with or call up many other words.